What do we mean by ‘Synergy Unleashed’?

November 18, 2016

With the debut of the College of Arts and Sciences’ new website, we also debut our new tag line: Synergy Unleashed. At Carolina, teaching, learning and research are transformative processes by which we invent a better future. There is synergy in pairing diverse and sometimes unexpected disciplines.

5th-century mosaics in Galilee are unlike any found elsewhere

July 2, 2015

Excavations directed by UNC-Chapel Hill College of Arts and Sciences professor Jodi Magness during summer 2015 have revealed stunning new mosaics that decorated the floor of the Late Roman (fifth century) synagogue in the ancient Jewish village of Huqoq.

Building a Village of Hope in Ghana

December 3, 2014

How do you explain a calling? Devon Leondis curls her fingers into her palm and touches her hand lightly to her chest, explaining, “It was always something that was in my heart.” For as long as she can remember, the Carolina junior has wanted to help poor orphans in Africa.

A collaborative art: the making of ‘Johnny Johnson’

November 19, 2014

“Johnny Johnson” is a play written by Paul Green with music by Kurt Weill. It is part of the campuswide “A Year-Long Conversation: World War I – The Legacy” sponsored by the Institute for the Arts and Humanities and College of Arts and Sciences. The show runs Nov. 20-24.

Recently Selected Phillips Ambassadors Recognized at Fall Dinner

November 14, 2014

Nine recently selected Phillips Ambassadors were honored at the annual Phillips Ambassadors fall dinner, held at the Carolina Inn on Nov. 4. The students, all University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill undergraduates, were awarded a $5,000 scholarship each for study abroad in Asia during the Spring 2015 semester. The students will be studying throughout Asia, including China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Singapore and Thailand.

A lifelong scientist finds her calling at UNC

November 12, 2014

When she was in second grade, Anna Atencio’s parents gave her a microscope. “I don’t think I ever put it down,” she says. “I always wanted to be a scientist—right from the start. I had no idea that you could … Continued

Two College students win NC Women’s Fellowships

November 12, 2014

Two University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill students, Alison Domonoske ’15 and Josh King ’14, were awarded the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) Fellowship awards by the advocacy organization WomenNC. Founded in 2009, WomenNC is … Continued

UNC Hosts King’s College London’s Newman

November 12, 2014

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on Nov. 4 welcomed Joanna Newman, vice-principal (international) at King’s College London, for her first visit to Chapel Hill. Newman was joined by Chris Payne, head of the King’s USA Office. Chancellor Carol L. Folt, who visited King’s in March to formally extend the schools’ partnership, welcomed the delegation at the FedEx Global Education Center.