The Old Well magic

August 20, 2019

Hundreds of Tar Heels started the first day of classes with a sip from the Old Well in hopes of securing some extra luck for the school year.

A warm welcome at New Student Convocation, FallFest

August 20, 2019

On the first day of their Carolina careers, the Class of 2023 gathered in Carmichael Arena for a “pre-game pep talk” from legendary soccer coach Anson Dorrance urging them to take full advantage of their experience as Tar Heels.

A path to public humanities work: Graduate student Anne Fertig

August 20, 2019

Anne Fertig (English and comparative literature) is expanding the work of the Jane Austen Summer Program into the Durham community by partnering with Durham community libraries to run book groups throughout the 2019-2020 year that expand local readers’ appreciation of female novelists (other than Austen) in the 19th century.

Mastering the art of math

August 9, 2019

When you take a look at Mark McCombs’ artwork, be sure to consider the mathematical equations behind them. The swirling pieces of paper and repeating designs in this mathematics teaching professor’s art is a study in mathematical symmetry.

Graduate student profile: Michele Kelley

August 7, 2019

The Graduate School speaks with physics graduate student Michele Kelley, recipient of a Royster Fellowship and a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.

Dean’s message

August 7, 2019

Welcome, current and future Tar Heels, alumni, friends and families to the College of Arts & Sciences. It is an honor to lead the oldest and largest school at UNC-Chapel Hill. I am a Carolina alumna myself (Bachelor of Music, … Continued

Dance helps people manage chronic illness, Carolina students find

August 6, 2019

In a research study, a group of dancers at Carolina provided dance lessons to people struggling with diabetes. Their findings led them to launch a student organization offering dance workshops and social support to anyone struggling with a chronic illness.

An introduction to sign language

August 2, 2019

A new course on American Sign Language taught students the principles of the language and basic conversational strategies.

Applied physical sciences research advances solar energy

August 1, 2019

In an article published this month in Science, researchers in the Huang Group in the College of Arts & Sciences’ department of applied physical sciences revealed a new method for stabilizing perovskite solar cells and discussed the implications it has on the future of solar energy and other technologies.