The Jane Austen Summer Program returned this year after a hiatus due to COVID-19. The symposium for fans of the 19th-century English author participated in an interactive mystery, writing and costuming workshops, film screenings, a Regency ball, a Sunday tea and more.
Sixteen undergraduate students and one Ph.D. student from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill were selected as Phillips Ambassadors for Summer and Fall 2022 study abroad programs across Asia.
Beverly Loftin, business manager in the department of physics and astronomy and applied physical sciences in the College of Arts & Sciences, was named the 2022 University Manager of the Year.
As the institute celebrates its 75th anniversary, director Rick Luettich discusses the mission of the Institute of Marine Sciences, how the institute evolved and why the research produced through the institute is vital to North Carolina.
Students in the new applied sciences and engineering minor are equipped with an entrepreneurial mindset and the engineering skills to thrive in both industry and graduate school.
Blair L.M. Kelley, a noted scholar of Black history and the African American experience, will be the next director of the Center for the Study of the American South and co-director of the Southern Futures Initiative.
In the Media
Brightly colored poles have been placed at 27 locations around the Outer Banks, from the Town of Duck to Hatteras Village, including at beach and sound access points, town halls and the ferry terminal to warn people of storm surge. Rick Luettich, the head of UNC’s Institute of Marine Sciences in Morehead City, said climate change has raised sea levels and made the water warmer, making flooding more prevalent and allowing hurricanes to form and strengthen faster. “What tends to cause the most damage, the most loss of life, and the hardest to recover from is the water,” Luettich said.
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The free concerts in the UNC Summer Jazz Workshop return June 20-24. Highlights include the 360 Degree Jazz Initiative CD release concert, the Caribbean Connections Band, the Kate McGarry/Baron Tymas Quartet, a Salsa Band dance party and a Final Friday student concert. Various locations.
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of College students participate in a research-intensive course
of all undergraduate hours at Carolina are taught by College faculty
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