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For Matthew Guest (’97 AB), establishing a fund in the department of economics was about more than expressing gratitude for the program’s positive impact on his education and career. It was a way for him to honor the memory of his father and the important role he played in his life. Guest and his wife, Paige McArthur Guest (’97 ABED), … Continued
William “Bill” Andrews, the senior associate dean for the fine arts and humanities, has received the William F. Little Award for Distinguished Service to the College of Arts and Sciences. Andrews was presented the award at the spring 2012 meeting of the Arts and Sciences Foundation board of directors. The award was established in 2009 by the College to recognize … Continued
UNC and Eric and Cate Chason of Barrington, R.I., have announced new resources to help future students in the department of dramatic art. The Lillian Chason Scholarship and the Lillian Chason Undergraduate Excellence Fund honor Lillian Chason, a first-year drama student who died following an illness in December 2009. The Lillian Chason Scholarship will be awarded to undergraduates with an … Continued
It may seem unorthodox for a geologist, a male one at that, to write a history of women’s higher education, but the retired professor who was on the Carolina faculty from 1975 to 1997 soon explains his interest.
Jay and Babette Tanenbaum of Atlanta may not be Carolina alumni or have a strong connection to the university, but when they found out about the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies, they were impressed with its work and wanted to help.
Studying Mandarin in Tapei to broaden research on Chinese-language cinema. Writing a full-length book of poetry. Pursuing a Ph.D. in English literature at Harvard University. These are just a few of the pursuits Carolina’s Thomas Wolfe Scholars have been up to since they graduated.
For Barbara “Bobby” Gitenstein and Don Hart, choosing to support the humanities at UNC was an easy decision. Both earned their doctorate degrees in the humanities at Carolina — Gitenstein in English in 1975 and Hart in philosophy in 1981. The couple grew up in the same small town in south Alabama and chose Carolina for its “excellent” English and … Continued