The 43rd annual Carolina Jazz Festival will take place from Thursday, Feb. 20, to Saturday, Feb. 22. Jim Ketch, the department’s director of jazz studies, will lead the festival for … Continued
At nearly 15 percent of the global population, Mandarin Chinese is the most spoken language in the world— and why UNC Asian studies professor Yi Zhou has spent the past … Continued
An expert on Medieval literature explains how Geoffrey Chaucer is responsible for our modern Valentine’s Day.
PlayMakers Repertory Company presents “Julius Caesar,” the classic Shakespearean political thriller. Directed by Andrew Borba in his PlayMakers debut, the production runs from March 4 to 22.
Throughout her career, UNC-Chapel Hill developmental psychologist Shauna Cooper has focused on families, especially African-American families — boys, girls, fathers, mothers. But the surprising findings from her early research studies … Continued
Frank Leibfarth, assistant professor of chemistry in UNC’s College of Arts & Sciences, has won two prestigious awards for early-career scientists. In only one week, he has been awarded an … Continued
As Earth rotates along its axis, it wobbles a little bit. Nuclear physics researchers have now observed this same type of wobbling in Au187 – a gold isotope that lives … Continued
Carolina was one of more than 900 Global Game Jam host locations last weekend, with nearly 90 students developing prototypes of video games over the span of two days.
Acclaimed journalist, New York Times columnist, bestselling author and Carolina alumnus Frank Bruni will deliver the spring Commencement address for the Class of 2020.
Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College of Arts & Sciences faculty and alumni. Featured book: “Monsters to Destroy: Understanding the War on Terror (Oxford University … Continued
Observed each February, African American Heritage Month commemorates the people and movements that have advanced civil rights and social equality. Beverly Guy-Sheftall will headline the month’s festivities at the annual … Continued
In a new one-credit-hour course that is part of the College of Arts & Sciences’ Countering Hate initiative, students are learning from guest speakers who address a wide range of … Continued
Carolina students from the Shuford Program in Entrepreneurship and Kenan-Flagler Business School carve inventive learning paths that combine anything-but-ordinary experiences.
Winning entries will help inform NSF’s research agenda through the nation’s 250th anniversary in 2026 and beyond.
By day, junior Jonah Lewis studies history and information science at Carolina. But at night, you’ll find him performing comedy at open mic nights around Chapel Hill.
Launched in 2000, the Robertson Scholars Leadership Program helps Carolina and Duke students reach their full leadership potential through year-round programming and the opportunity for students to take courses at … Continued
His research is focused on the impact of climate change on the ocean and marine ecosystems. John Bruno is a marine ecologist and professor in the Department of Biology at … Continued
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) awarded the prestigious Director’s Fellowship to assistant professor Mohit Bansal. He has also received the Microsoft Investigator Fellowship, a two-year fellowship that recognizes … Continued
Associate professor Afroz Taj of the Asian studies department in the College of Arts & Sciences was the faculty honoree while the staff honoree was Dawna Jones, assistant dean of … Continued
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has announced a transformational gift to support constructing a sports medicine complex that will enable further advances in its world-leading traumatic brain … Continued