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UNC folklorist Glenn Hinson and students provided research that informed the re-enactment this summer of a 1921 Warren County court trial where 16 Black men were unfairly accused after being threatened by a white mob. Photo on the right: Tywayne Ball portrays Jerome Hunter in a re-enactment of a 1921 Warren County trial
Alyssa Cooper on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. July 7, 2021. (Jon Gardiner/UNC-Chapel Hill)

Rising senior gives back to local Japanese families

Alyssa Cooper has been working with Southern Bridge International’s Prego Club, which focuses on helping pregnant or post-partum Japanese women in the Triangle navigate the American medical system.


photo of Madyson Barber with her name in the lower right corner and #GDTBATH in the upper left corner.

In search of exoplanets

There are currently more than 4,000 identified exoplanets, and senior Madyson Barber is searching for more.


Standing, left to right: Jason P. Mihalik, co-director, Matthew Gfeller Center; Terry Rhodes, dean, College of Arts & Sciences; James Kelly, executive director, Marcus Institute for Brain Health; Kevin Guskiewicz, chancellor. (photo by Jeyhoun Allebaugh)

New clinical outreach program will treat traumatic brain injury in veterans

A $12.5 million gift from the Gary Sinise Foundation Avalon Network will establish the THRIVE Program in the College of Arts & Sciences’ Matthew Gfeller Center.


Carolina clinical psychology professor Jonathan Abramowitz poses for a portrait under the arbor in Coker Arboretum. (Johnny Andrews/UNC-Chapel Hill)

How to return to ‘normal’

Navigating new social etiquettes and reentering social situations after more than a year of the pandemic isn’t going to be a simple transition. Carolina clinical psychology professor Jonathan Abramowitz shared advice for easing the transition.


Alayna Mackiewicz in front of the water with a sailboat in the background.

Summer Research Fellow Spotlight: Alayna Mackiewicz

Alayna Mackiewicz, a Ph.D. student in the department of biology, is the 2021 recipient of a summer research fellowship which allowed her to travel to Woods Hole, Massachusetts, to conduct research at a renowned research lab in biological sciences.


Cover of The Intersector book on the left; photo of Dan Gitterman on the right.

Bookmark This

Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College people, published the first week of each month. This month’s featured book: “The Intersector: How the Public, Non-profit and Private Sectors can Address America’s Challenges,” edited by Daniel P. Gitterman and Neil Britto.


Collage of student ambassadors from top left to bottom right: Gina Chang, Allyson Dennis, Destiny Garcia, Jacqueline Gu, Caroline Le, Hugo Lemos, Jonthan Liao, Eleanor Murray, Skyler Noble, Stuti Parekh, Lauren Tart, Sovanny Taylor, Aimee Yan and Kelly Yu.

Fourteen undergraduates selected as UNC Phillips Ambassadors for study in Asia

Fourteen undergraduates from UNC-Chapel Hill have been selected as Phillips Ambassadors for summer, fall and academic year 2021 study abroad programs in Asia.