Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College of Arts & Sciences faculty and alumni. This month’s book: “Meander Belt: Family, Loss and Coming of Age in … Continued
The Center for Resilient Communities and Environment is working with North Carolina communities to understand their vulnerability to natural stressors and help them develop strategies to strengthen their community’s resilience.
Coastal communities in North Carolina have been hit by several major hurricanes and tropical storms within the past decade. Already burdened by ongoing disaster recovery, these communities are now facing … Continued
Massey Award winner Joseph Jordan embodies the University’s “Lux, Libertas” motto and makes the Stone Center a vital part of campus.
This has been a deeply painful and disturbing week for our nation, with the video that has emerged of George Floyd and his horrible death in police custody in Minneapolis.
Massey Award winner Steve Davis has dedicated his life to preserving the history of North Carolina’s Native American peoples for future generations.
A team of researchers has combined theory with both observations and laboratory studies and determined that a class of stellar explosions, called classical novae, are responsible for most of the … Continued
Jonathan S. Abramowitz, professor of psychology and neuroscience in the College of Arts & Sciences and director of the UNC Anxiety and Stress Disorders Clinic, has received The Graduate School’s … Continued
Eyes tired from Zoom meetings? Ready to chill with something other than Netflix? Try these faculty album recommendations. With folks stuck at home and summer concert tours canceled, The Well … Continued
New York City is home to approximately 150,000 gig workers — independent contractors who perform odd jobs through online platforms like Rover, Task Rabbit, GrubHub, DoorDash, Uber, and Lyft. While … Continued
Cassandra R. Davis studies the impact of natural disasters on schools and communities. Now the public policy professor is turning her attention to the impact of another kind of disaster … Continued
The Homebound Project, an online theater initiative co-founded by Carolina alumna and playwright Catya McMullen, is raising money to help feed children affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
UNC team receives NSF RAPID grant for lung-mucus strategy to mitigate COVID-19 transmission, infection
An interdisciplinary team from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has received funding to explore the critical role of airway mucus in the transmission, infection and spread versus … Continued
Laura Yurco in the department of chemistry has been named 2020 Manager of the Year. She joined the department of chemistry in 2017 with over 13 years of experience with the University.
As machines become more autonomous, humans must define the limits of their decision-making. UNC postdoctoral researcher Yochanan Bigman addresses this topic, suggesting where to draw the line when self-governing technology … Continued
In a small corner of Sitterson Hall sits a fleet of pint-size cars that can see and navigate independently, winning races for the team of UNC computer science students that … Continued
More impressions, insights and lessons learned by faculty during spring’s historic shift to remote teaching.
Eleven students and recent graduates from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have been selected to receive the Fulbright U.S. Student Program award for the 2020-2021 academic year.
The awards, given annually, recognize “unusual, meritorious or superior contributions” by University employees. Two hold appointments in the College of Arts & Sciences.