In the aftermath of extreme weather events, considering the long-term well-being of affected people and places is critical, says sociologist Elizabeth Frankenberg, director of the Carolina Population Center.
In its 20 years in Afghanistan, the United States scored some victories in the war on terror, but terrorism expert Navin Bapat fears that the current U.S. withdrawal and Taliban … Continued
The initiative will produce new works, collaborations and research on social justice and racial equity in the American South with musician Rhiannon Giddens. Southern Futures is a collaborative initiative of … Continued
Jason Mihalik and Johna Register-Mihalik — both exercise and sport science professors —met and got married at Carolina. They’ve since gained tenure and now oversee innovative and complementary research programs … Continued
Psychologists Eric and Jen Youngstrom both joined UNC-Chapel Hill faculty in 2006. Through their research and global travels, their daughters Diane and Kay have developed a love of science, immense … Continued
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ranked 29th in the world and 20th in the United States among global universities, according to the 2021 Academic Ranking of World … Continued
Chancellor’s Science Scholar and incoming first-year student Celine Locklear is eager to get the academic year started and jump into an array of social activities at Carolina.
This summer, Andrew Buchanan and Owen Ryerson made the arduous trek to the Arrigetch Peaks in remote Alaska to collect rock samples for an independent research project that aims to … Continued
Forty K-12 teachers from across the state recently gathered in Hillsborough for an interactive learning retreat focusing on Tar Heel history. The conference was sponsored by the Carolina K-12 program … Continued
Research at Carolina employs over 10,000 North Carolinians in projects that touch all 100 counties. Spending on research supports over 4,000 businesses across the state.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s clearance of the novel 3D intraoral x-ray technology based on UNC-Chapel Hill research means quicker and more detailed imaging, less radiation.
The Carolina Blue Honors Fellowship has been expanded to reach more UNC students with additional funding from Ricky May. This will build on the Carolina Blue Fellowship’s momentum pre-COVID-19 and … Continued
Incoming first-year student Bryce Jones, a Robertson Scholar, is focused on one goal at Carolina: becoming a better person.
As a high school teacher, Justin Nolan has spent his professional career helping North Carolina students succeed. This fall, he will return to school to pursue a master’s in city … Continued
For her entire life, incoming first-year student Sarah Giang has heard stories about what being a Carolina student is like. Her own Carolina experience begins this week.
Bookmark This is a monthly feature that highlights new books by College people. This month’s featured book: “PlayMakers Repertory Company: A History,” edited by Bobbi Owen and Adam Versényi.
William Shakespeare famously captured the theatricality of life when he wrote, “All the world’s a stage,” and this summer, Carolina students enrolled in the drama elective “Beginning Acting for Non-Drama … Continued
Five live, in-person shows will celebrate the healing power of human connection. The season opens in November.
A hundred years after the birth of quantum mechanics, a UNC mathematics professor has utilized a new hydrodynamic system to visualize behaviors reminiscent of electronic spin systems, providing new insight … Continued
First-year college students are reporting drinking less alcohol and having fewer episodes of binge drinking four months into the coronavirus pandemic than they were before the pandemic started, according to … Continued