Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College of Arts & Sciences faculty and alumni. This month’s book: “Heaven and Hell: A History of the Afterlife” by … Continued
Passively browsing social media is not good for you — and other useful findings on resilience and happiness from the Positive Emotions and Psychophysiology Lab.
UNC-Chapel Hill researcher Ronit Freeman wins support to capture and disable coronavirus spikes.
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, … Continued
Two recent student-led papers based on research in the undergraduate “Seafood Forensics” class at UNC-Chapel Hill show that seafood mislabeling in North Carolina is a big problem.
Applied physical sciences receives grant to promote an entrepreneurial mindset in undergraduates.
As the director of UNC Opera, Marc Callahan teaches his students and audiences that this age-old art form offers so much more than singing on a stage: It’s a craft … Continued
As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolded, faculty members in Carolina’s music department had to do a new kind of musical improvisation: move the annual, in-person Summer Jazz Workshop for students and … Continued
June 1 marked the start of the 2020 hurricane season — and it’s slated to be an active one. In this Q&A, UNC researcher Rick Luettich talks about this year’s … Continued
Since 1984, over 100,000 Karen refugees have fled their homeland of Myanmar to escape civil war. Linguistics PhD students Amy Reynolds and Jen Boehm strive to understand this shift and … Continued
First-year MFA students in Gwendolyn Schwinke’s spring voice and speech class used their acting skills for good to produce an online album of international folk tales for UNC Children’s Hospital.
Intellectual rigor was met with collegial support at a University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill joint symposium with King’s College London on political change in Eastern Europe in Spring … Continued
Racial discrimination is not only a matter of sight — sound can also be racialized. Petal Samuel’s research traces colonial bans on drums and horns included in slave codes to … Continued
Brendan Thornton lures students into his class with zombies, vampires and demons, then hits them with the serious stuff.
Precarious workers are particularly vulnerable to economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, and a UNC-Chapel Hill faculty member, with the help of graduate students, is leading a new study to … Continued
The College of Arts & Sciences and the Southern Futures initiative announce the launch of Southern Futures, a podcast to reimagine the American South. The first episode, “The Push and Pull … Continued
Two key leadership appointments have been made in the College of Arts & Sciences’ Program for Public Discourse, a program launched in 2019 to bring together UNC-Chapel Hill faculty and … Continued
Steve Cumbie (BA ’70, MBA ’73) invests in excellence by providing future College deans with unrestricted support.
Congratulations to the 12 faculty who were recently appointed distinguished professors or distinguished term professors in the College of Arts & Sciences. Their new appointments take effect July 1.
Incoming first-year student Jack Gartland has been awarded the 2020 Thomas Wolfe Scholarship, a full, four-year merit scholarship in creative writing in the College of Arts & Sciences at UNC-Chapel … Continued