In 2013, we published a story about a new UNC digital collection that documents the state’s history through monuments, shrines and public art. The scholarly adviser to the site is historian Fitz Brundage. In recent days, Brundage has been quoted about Confederate monuments in numerous national publications.
Growing up, incoming Ph.D. student Patricia Dawson took a deep interest in her Cherokee history as she heard inspiring stories about influential family members of the past and present.
Carolina students Diana Scott and Shodeah Kelly participated in the North Carolina Global Distinction Program as community college students.
Griffin Smith has spent a lot of time teaching and mentoring with the Upward Bound Program at Central Carolina Community College, which prepares recent graduates for college.
The White House announced its intent on Aug. 3 to nominate Duke Buchan III ’85 as Ambassador to the Kingdom of Spain and the Principality of Andorra.
“The challenges facing China’s cities and metropolitan regions are daunting in scale and complexity; without exaggeration, the lives of millions will depend on how well China manages the continued growth of its cities in coming years,” says Yan Song, professor of city and regional planning and director of the UNC Program on Chinese Cities (PCC).
You’d like to bike downtown for your job, to go shopping or to attend an event. Center for Urban and Regional Studies researcher Brian J. Morton has developed a tool that will help town planners design more cyclist-friendly networks around signature places in their community.