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 to the public, will be up through May 30 on the second and third floors of the building.
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, he has made it his mission to illuminate the state’s history in new ways, through public-facing digital scholarship in partnership with local communities.
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 upcoming year of programming to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Winston House, Carolina’s European hub in historic Bedford Square.
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 Carolina at the Spring Commencement.
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 is the winner of the UNC Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching.
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.