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Text on left: Leading with her Heart: Shayna Hill. Former Employee Forum chair and Massey Award winner Shayna Hill has tirelessly advocated for University staff during a difficult period. Hill is manager for the department of statistics and operations research or STOR. Photo on the right: Shayna Hill on campus.
a plate of Moroccan couscous with vegetables on top.

Area Studies Centers host Cultural Kitchen Series for N.C. educators

The UNC-Chapel Hill and Duke University area studies centers connected with North Carolina educators in kitchens across the state in three virtual Cultural Kitchen sessions that explored dishes from Latin America, Southeast Asia and North Africa.


Left: book cover for "Everywhere you Don't Belong'; right: photo of Gabriel Bump the author

Bookmark This

Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College faculty and alumni, published the first week of each month. This month’s featured book: “Everywhere You Don’t Belong” by Gabriel Bump, assistant professor of creative writing.


Research UNCovered: Nihar Vaidya

Nihar Vaidya is a Chancellor’s Science Scholar who uses computational neural networks to analyze brain patterns found in MRI data sets to predict when patients may encounter seizures caused by epilepsy.


The Old Well in July 2021 surrounded by purple and yellow flowers. (photo by Donn Young)

Terry Rhodes, dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, will retire in June 2022

Terry Rhodes, dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, has decided to retire at the end of the academic year after a remarkable 34-year career at Carolina. Her term will end June 2022.


The UNC Asian American Center celebrates the opening of its physical location with a ribbon-cutting event and look inside the center. (Jon Gardiner/UNC-Chapel Hill)

New Asian American Center opens

The center, led by Heidi Kim of the department of English and comparative literature, gives students, faculty and staff of Asian descent a place to call their own.


Roy Williams on the basketball court during a game.. Carolina head coach, Roy Williams during a Notre Dame vs North Carolina men's basketball game at the Dean E. Smith Center on January 15, 2019. (Photo by Jon Gardiner/UNC-Chapel Hill)

Coach Roy Williams to keynote Class of 2020 Commencement ceremony

Roy Williams, a two-time Carolina graduate who led the men’s basketball team to three NCAA championships during his 18 years as head coach here, will be the keynote speaker at the Class of 2020’s long-awaited Commencement.


Lamar Richards stands at a podium.

Student Body President Lamar Richards named 2021 Presidential Fellow

Lamar Richards, a UNC-Chapel Hill junior and student body president, has been selected as a 2021 Presidential Fellow. Richards is pursuing a public policy major in UNC’s College of Arts & Sciences and a human organizational leadership and development major in the UNC School of Education.