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Total Immersion: Carolina dives into ‘water, water everywhere’ (page 16)
Watch a video about a special “classroom on the water.”
Troubled Waters (page 18)
Fluid Music (Page 21)
The Future of the Outer Banks (page 23)
Water in the Classroom (page 24)
Precious Resource (page 25)
‘Help Me to Find My People’: Historian chronicles slaves’ search for lost family members (page 26)
They, Robots: The future is already here (page 28)
HIGHLIGHTS (page 3)
Larry Band discusses water woes, new dangers for ocean coral (extra video content), Climbing El Capitan, A monumental Galilee discovery, Whirligig wonders (extra video content), Enhancing faculty diversity, Honoring master mentor Jean DeSaix, Professors with Passion (video), Endowment supports Spanish work; and more
Carolina y el Espanol: Small town dream, big global impact (page 15)
College Bookshelf (page 30)
A memorial for the late Doris Betts, a page-turner from Bart Ehrman, a tribute to Woody Durham and poems from New Orleans, plus books on the fascinating world of the hip-hop DJ, Cherokee stories, life in a West Virginia coal-mining town; and more
FINAL POINT (inside back cover)
The Old Well wasn’t always old. Daniel Wallace explains in this tribute to UNC’s beloved landmark. Watch a time-lapse video of students stopping by the Old Well on the first day of fall classes.