Kevin Guskiewicz named 12th chancellor of UNC-Chapel Hill

December 13, 2019

University of North Carolina System Interim President Bill Roper today named Kevin M. Guskiewicz as the 12th chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Guskiewicz, who has served as interim chancellor at UNC-Chapel Hill, will assume this new role effective immediately. He is former dean of the College of Arts & Sciences.

University adds Korean studies major

December 13, 2019

Thirteen years after 23 students enrolled in the first Korean language class at Carolina, the University has added a major in Korean studies to its curriculum. 

New revelations in Nepal

December 9, 2019

An interdisciplinary team of Carolina researchers recently returned to the Himalayas to continue studying the effects of climate change on Buddhist holy lakes. A major goal: To retrieve data from instruments they installed 15 months ago.

Bookmark This

December 6, 2019

Introducing Bookmark This, a feature that highlights new books by College of Arts & Sciences faculty and alumni, published on the first Friday of every month during the academic year. Featured book: “The Food We Eat, the Stories We Tell: Contemporary Appalachian Tables,” edited by Elizabeth S. D. Engelhardt, with Lora E. Smith.

A witness for gratitude

November 26, 2019

During this week of giving thanks, actually saying thanks to a person in front of others can have a positive ripple effect on everyone who hears your gratitude.

A homecoming for a convergent scientist

November 25, 2019

After 16 years in Rwanda, physician and renewable-energy entrepreneur Caleb King returns to his alma mater to lead the UNC Institute for Convergent Science, a partnership of the College of Arts & Sciences, the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovate Carolina.

Joining Forces: Unity in Art and the Orchestra

November 13, 2019

In the spring of 2019, Arts Everywhere launched the Student Arts Innovation Grant, awarded once a year to one undergraduate and one graduate student to create a work of art. Undergraduate Barron Northrup ’20 was one of the inaugural recipients.