Category: Media & News
Four new integrated first-year seminars team-taught by faculty members from different disciplines will be offered beginning in fall 2017 as part of the new Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP): “Creating Scientists: … Continued
Faculty members, including those in the College of Arts & Sciences, have many different reasons for using art at the Ackland Art Museum to accompany their classes. Michelle Robinson, Tanner … Continued
In fall 2016, the College of Arts & Sciences at UNC-Chapel Hill launched a major new initiative that amplified and integrated the work that College faculty, staff, students and alumni … Continued
Using state-of-the-art instrumentation and lab analyses, UNC researchers gather information on Jordan Lake.
Named in honor of its founder, violinist and professor of music emeritus Richard Luby, the Richard Luby Violin Symposium offers participants an intensive one-week immersion focused on individual instrumental and … Continued
After graduation, Sierra Atwater will head to South Africa, where she’ll work for a STEM education startup company on encouraging young girls to get involved in science. She’s taking a … Continued
As director of Ecuador’s Geophysical Institute, Mario Ruiz has monitored some of the most active (and potentially destructive) volcanoes in South America. After earning his PhD at UNC 10 years … Continued
In the months following one of the most destructive hurricanes of the past decade, UNC researchers had to act fast. Using a unique grant from the NSF, they’re testing water … Continued
Distinguished service awards were presented to former College of Arts & Sciences Dean Karen Gil and Alumna Barbara Hyde at a meeting of the Arts and Foundation Board of Directors … Continued
Get to know Will Hefner, an economics major from Hickory, North Carolina, as he experiences his senior year at Carolina. View a photo essay of his senior year.
Get to know Grace Gunter, a linguistics major from Mebane, North Carolina, as she experiences her senior year at Carolina. View a photo essay of her senior year.
Get to know senior Jamal Royster, a computer science major from Brinklow, Maryland, as he experiences his senior year at Carolina. View a photo essay about his senior year.
In the fall of 2016, UNC-Chapel Hill senior Quentin Tatum of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina was accepted into the Honors Semester Abroad Program in London, which allowed him … Continued
A participatory installation in Alumni Hall created by anthropology students examines the effects of four areas of inequality on children’s lives: consumer society, immigration, poverty and violence. The exhibit, open … Continued
Elijah Gaddis grew up in Cabarrus County, in the “heart of textile country,” not knowing much about the history of the place he calls home. During his time at Carolina, … Continued
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill hosted a reception for more than 80 alumni and friends at Winston House in London. The reception was a prelude to the … Continued
On May 14, Alexis Miller, a political science major in the College of Arts & Sciences, will be one of the more than 600 first-generation college students to graduate from … Continued
Jane Thrailkill, the Bowman and Gordon Gray Distinguished Term Associate Professor in the department of English and comparative literature, is “passionate about provoking students to think across traditional boundaries.” She … Continued
Cordell Corbin’s career plan all started in front of the television, watching re-enactments of World War II and Vietnam War air-to-air combat.
More than 45 Carolina faculty members will give “lightning” five-minute talks or discuss posters about their work in improvement science at a campuswide symposium on May 19.