News and Features
Luisa Peñaflor, a first-year creative writing major from Simpsonville, South Carolina, is the 2021 Thomas Wolfe Scholarship recipient. We spoke with Peñaflor about her creative writing background and her first-year experience as a Thomas Wolfe Scholar.
Jocelyn Rives is eager to don her cap and gown this weekend to attend the Class of 2020 Commencement to celebrate the achievement of overcoming challenges and becoming the first in her family to earn a college degree.
UNC biologist Allen Hurlbert has built a comprehensive online database of North American bird diets. An article was published Oct. 4 in the journal Scientific Data that describes how the database was created.
Bookmark This highlights new books by College faculty and alumni. This month’s featured book: “Market Power Politics: War, Institutions and Strategic Delay in World Politics” by Stephen E. Gent and Mark J.C. Crescenzi.
This annual initiative led by Carolina Public Humanities supports 10 graduate students who are interested in using humanistic scholarship to build relationships between the University and the broader community. The fellowships are funded by the Taylor Charitable Trust.
In a story seemingly made-for-TV, Cliff Huang, Ph.D. ’68, weaves a tale that is truly rags to (academic) riches. It’s a story that led him to recently make a $1.5 million gift to support graduate students in the department of economics.
Martin Brinkley and Gregory Characklis are named Kenan Distinguished Professors. Chris Clemens is named a Chancellor’s Eminent Professor of Convergent Science in the College of Arts & Sciences.