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On the left on orange background: Curiosity Ignited. Jessica Wolfe is drawn to obscure writers and scholars who have made critical and long-lasting contributions to the literary world, but are often overlooked. Their histories and works drive her creativity and curiosity — and have inspired her to write her first-ever biography.
Karen Hagemann's photos is on the left, her book cover on the right in this collage image.

Bookmark This

Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College faculty and alumni. In honor of Women’s History Month, this month’s featured book: “The Oxford Handbook of Gender, War, and the Western World Since 1600,” edited by Karen Hagemann.


A student studies at her laptop with headphones on.

Depression and anxiety among first-year college students worsen during pandemic

Study by UNC-Chapel Hill shows the impact of social isolation and remote instruction.


University Teaching Awards collage. Clockwise from top: Elizabeth Havice, Frank Leibfarth, Richard Goldberg, Brian Taylor, Yuki Aratake.

Tanner Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

Learn more about how one professor made his large classes feel small and another showed how topics studied in class are applied and used .


Carolina scientists earn prestigious Keck Award

UNC-Chapel Hill scientists Charles Carter, Qi Zhang, and Abigail Knight were awarded $1 million from the W.M. Keck Foundation to answer the age-old question: How did life on Earth begin?


An African American family sits around the kitchen table talking.

Carolina Population Center receives $38.2 million to study adult health and aging

The new grants will enable researchers to follow the original adolescent cohort into their 40s with a sixth wave of data collection and dissemination.


Exchange students from Asia enjoy Chinese lanterns after a meal prepared by ambassadors.

Three undergraduates selected as UNC Phillips Ambassadors

Since the Phillips Ambassadors Program began in 2007, the scholarship program has supported approximately 360 undergraduates studying abroad in Asia.


Valerie Bernhardt faces the camera smiling. PHoto by Donn Young

Lights on the Hill

Lights on the Hill is a monthly photo feature highlighting College of Arts & Sciences people who are putting service at the forefront. This month: Valerie Bernhardt, administrative manager, department of Germanic and Slavic languages and literatures.