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2022 Chapman Family, Johnston Awards

March 10, 2022

One recipient inspired a student to make a scratch-and-sniff book, while another’s class translated children’s books into Chinese to serve a local immigrant community.

Carolina initiative receives $7.5M to power future tech

March 8, 2022

UNC-Chapel Hill leads a group of four universities awarded $7.5 million from the U.S. Department of Defense to develop organic semiconductors for the next generation of electronics. Wei You in the department of chemistry is principal investigator on the project.

How to have a better day during the pandemic

June 30, 2020

Passively browsing social media is not good for you — and other useful findings on resilience and happiness from the ​Positive Emotions and Psychophysiology Lab.

The story of North Carolina’s Rocky Mount Mills

June 29, 2020

UNC’s Community Histories Workshop has developed Digital Rocky Mount Mills, a website with resources and information for those interested in the mill’s history, the North Carolina textile industry, K-12 pedagogy, African American genealogy, oral history and memory, historic preservation and economic development.

New Student-curated Online Exhibition Looks at Women’s Experiences at Carolina

June 25, 2020

“Climbing the Hill: Women in the History of UNC” focuses on women’s experiences at Carolina, covering a range of intersectional topics, including sexuality, race and age. The exhibition’s timeline begins before the admittance of the first female student, Mary McRae, in 1897, with artifacts including a dance card that men used to record their dance partners’ names when attending balls.