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Text on left on green background: Bookmark This: “My book is a history of Prague, which today is the capital of the Czech Republic. It is also an extended meditation on what it means to belong – and why the search for a sense of belonging is a defining aspect of the modern experience.” – Chad Bryant, associate professor of history. Photo on right: Collage: Photo of Chad Bryant, photo of Prague book cover.

Celebrated chemist Frank Ivy Carroll committed to ‘doing something good’

Frank Ivy Carroll (Ph.D. ’61), has more than 500 publications and 50 patents to his name ranging from treating addiction to the diagnosis of debilitating diseases, and yet — he calls his greatest achievement supporting graduate students.


A headshot of Aakanksha Gundu at the Old Well

Research ripple effect: How a Carolina junior found her way into the lab and how she’s giving back

Junior Aakanksha Gundu has made research an integral part of her undergraduate experience and encourages others who are interested to do the same.


Nikki Salazar at the Parc de la Ciutadella in Barcelona, Spain.

Spring 2022 Carolina Arts & Sciences magazine now online

The spring 2022 issue of Carolina Arts & Sciences, the alumni magazine of the College of Arts & Sciences, is now online. On the cover: UNC’s Study Abroad Office adapted its programming during the pandemic, creating new global learning opportunities for students at home while helping others travel internationally safely.


Avid scuba diver Edie Summey on one of her many undersea adventures.

Two adventurists create their legacy with undergraduate honors and study abroad scholarships

John Summey and his late wife Edie always kept emotional ties to Carolina. So, when it came time to create their legacy, they knew they wanted to help students succeed for generations to come.


Headshot of Eleanor Murray in front of flowers

How Eleanor Murray connects daydreaming to diplomacy

In the summer of 2021, Eleanor Murray studied in South Korea as a Phillips Ambassador. Through the program, she produced a research paper on the socioeconomic status of North Koreans living in South Korea.


Video screen capture shows two dancers dancing to an Afro-Latin music beat.

Roots of Afro-Latin rhythms

Researchers speak to Black dancers, choreographers, musicians, and academics about the roots of various Afro-Latin rhythms, the role of dance and music in identity formation, and how racism manifests in the Afro-Latin dance scene.


UNC researchers create new platform to improve organ transplantation

In an effort to improve patient access to organs and transplantation, Eric Weimer and Katherine Newhall combined their expertise to create an AI-driven approach to virtual crossmatching.