James Stimson, Raymond Dawson Professor of Political Science, shares his thoughts on the 2012 election between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney.
Cultural historian Bernie Herman is helping to preserve and cultivate the foodways of a special Virginia coastal community.
Water. Life depends on it, and starting this fall the Carolina campus is becoming immersed in it. On World Water Day last spring, UNC announced that water would be the focus of a two-year, campuswide academic theme called “Water in Our World.”
Four highly promising professors in diverse fields have been awarded the Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prizes for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement by Young Faculty. Two of the winners are in the College of Arts and Sciences.
Donald Haggis and Seth Kotch in the College of Arts and Sciences have received National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) awards for research that explores an archaeological project on the island of Crete and Civil Rights-era journalism.
S. Philip Morgan and co-authors Jennifer Johnson-Hanks, Christine Bachrach and Hans Peter Kohler have received the 2012 Otis Dudley Duncan Award for Outstanding Scholarship in Social Demography. Morgan is a professor in UNC’s sociology department and director of the Carolina Population Center (CPC). The award was presented to Morgan by the American Sociological Association’s Section on the Sociology of … Continued
UNC has always been rich in legends and traditions. One popular legend says that if you take a sip of water from the Old Well on the first day of classes, you’ll get a 4.0 GPA. Enjoy this time-lapse video of students stopping by for a sip of good luck.