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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
From left, graduate student Christine Mikeska and associate professor Benjamin Arbuckle pose in an archaeology lab. They are wearing masks.

Analyzing ancient animal remains

Associate professor Benjamin Arbuckle and graduate student Christine Mikeska are examining remains of animal teeth excavated from two Bronze Age cities — Hattusa and Tell Bderi — to explore fundamental questions about how these early urban centers supported populations of several thousand people.


From left, Susan Gravely and Bill Ross.

Giving the gift of a global education

Bill Ross surprised his wife, Susan Gravely, with a donation to Carolina study abroad scholarships. Gravely co-founded the Italian dinner and giftware company VIETRI with her mother and sister.


Shannon Eubanks

Eubanks named University Manager of the Year

Shannon Eubanks, business officer in the department of political science in the College of Arts & Sciences, has been named the 2021 University Manager of the Year.


Stacy Zhang stands on a beach in Morehead City with a mask on conducting research.

On the edge of discovery

Postdoctoral researcher Stacy Zhang with the UNC Institute of Marine Sciences is on the frontlines of helping navigate challenges facing North Carolina’s coast.


Emma Rothberg

Ph.D. candidate named Ruth Bader Ginsburg Predoctoral Fellow

The National Women’s History Museum has named Emma Rothberg, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of History, as an inaugural U.S. Supreme Court Ruth Bader Ginsburg Predoctoral Fellow in Gender Studies.


Cartoon drawings of male and female figures carry different colored puzzle pieces.

A class act

Psychology and neuroscience professor Andrea Hussong celebrates the resiliency of her spring-semester undergraduates, who endured pandemic challenges together.


Shayna Hill sits at her desk smiling at the camera.

STOR manager Shayna Hill wins Massey Award for outstanding service

Eight Carolina employees will receive the 2021 C. Knox Massey Distinguished Service Award. Shayna Hill, manager of the department of statistics and operations research in the College and chair of the Employee Forum, is one of the winners.