Ancient food economies and centuries-old connections
A self-proclaimed foodie, Ph.D. candidate Katie Tardio is researching why we eat the foods we eat in order to deepen our cultural understanding of ancient societies and how they evolved over centuries.
She expands global connections for students
The Center for Middle East and Islamic Studies director launched a lecture series and taught global courses. She is also Roshan Institute associate professor in Persian studies.
PlayMakers Repertory Company announces 2023-2024 season
PlayMakers Repertory Company recently revealed its lineup of mainstage shows for the 2023-2024 season, which includes two regional premieres, a world premiere and a timeless classic.
Engineering a bright future with a minor in applied sciences and engineering
Jake Otte has been building the skills he needs to launch his career as an electrical engineer through the applied sciences and engineering minor.
As the bass player of the Carolina Bluegrass Band, senior Lewis Nazarian found a new space to explore music.
Bookmark This is a monthly feature that highlights new books by College faculty and alumni. The October 2022 featured book is “The Sewing Girl’s Tale: A Story of Crime and Consequences in Revolutionary America” by John Sweet. The book was recently named a co-winner of the Bancroft Prize.
In the Media
For Black Motorists, Traffic Stops Are Often Far From Routine
“[Traffic stops] provide the legal justification for a conversation and a mini investigation for any member of the public that the police wants to interview,” said Frank Baumgartner, a political scientist at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and author of "Suspect Citizen." “They’re too tempting because everybody’s breaking the traffic code."
More in the Media
“Adams Symposium: “The Art of Blaming and Forgiving” March 24-25
Miranda Fricker of the New York Institute for Philosophy will discuss “The Art of Blaming and Forgiving” at the annual E. Maynard Adams Symposium for the Humanities. Her public lecture on March 24 will be followed by a symposium with UNC faculty panels on March 25. The event is sponsored by Carolina Public Humanities.
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academic departments and curricula,
114 undergraduate programs of study
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by U.S. News & World Report
of all Carolina students graduate with at least one major in the College
in research funding
of all undergraduate hours at Carolina are taught by College faculty