The fact that Desde Lejos, released in July 2021 and currently being considered for the GRAMMY ballot, was recorded, edited, and published during the pandemic is a profound example of … Continued
This year’s Jefferson Award winner emphasized Jefferson’s ideals of expanding knowledge, fostering diverse ideas and defending democracy, rather than his contradictions and his racist flaws.
Ghosts, goblins and vampires are frightening, but students in Joe Fletcher’s horror literature class say the ongoing pandemic is far scarier. Thankfully, lessons from literature show how fear can be … Continued
A new class of 10 Thorp Faculty Engaged Scholars (FES) joined together with peer faculty who are diverse in their research areas and backgrounds. The eighth class of scholars will … Continued
PlayMakers Repertory Company proudly presents “The Skin of Our Teeth” Thornton Wilder’s epic investigation of the cyclical nature of humanity. Directed by Vivienne Benesch, the production kicks off PlayMakers’ 21/22 … Continued
This fall’s cohort of first-year and transfer students is the largest and most diverse in University history. Here are some highlights.
Most UNC-Chapel Hill PhD students oversee their own research projects for their dissertations. But Kriddie Whitmore did it in a foreign country — and with the added challenges of a … Continued
Nichola Lowe spotted the gaps in the U.S. workforce long before the pandemic shined a light on them. Most recently, she’s written a book on the topic and is using … Continued
Senior Juan Castro wasn’t sure that he’d find his place at Carolina. But through the Carolina Covenant, the Latinx Center and volunteer opportunities, the Tar Heel found a sense of … Continued
Morgan Clark, a Ph.D. candidate in the department of physics and astronomy, studies neutrinos, a tiny particle in our universe. She will join 64 other graduate students in gaining access … Continued
Cole Mueller has seen all of Carolina’s storied traditions up close as a member of the Order of the Bell Tower. But when the pandemic cut his time, he missed … Continued
Luisa Peñaflor, a first-year creative writing major from Simpsonville, South Carolina, is the 2021 Thomas Wolfe Scholarship recipient. We spoke with Peñaflor about her creative writing background and her first-year … Continued
Jocelyn Rives is eager to don her cap and gown this weekend to attend the Class of 2020 Commencement to celebrate the achievement of overcoming challenges and becoming the first … Continued
UNC biologist Allen Hurlbert has built a comprehensive online database of North American bird diets. An article was published Oct. 4 in the journal Scientific Data that describes how the … Continued
Bookmark This highlights new books by College faculty and alumni. This month’s featured book: “Market Power Politics: War, Institutions and Strategic Delay in World Politics” by Stephen E. Gent and … Continued
This annual initiative led by Carolina Public Humanities supports 10 graduate students who are interested in using humanistic scholarship to build relationships between the University and the broader community. The … Continued
Martin Brinkley and Gregory Characklis are named Kenan Distinguished Professors. Chris Clemens is named a Chancellor’s Eminent Professor of Convergent Science in the College of Arts & Sciences.
Andrea Caldwell, senior assistant dean for Academic Advising, received an Outstanding Advising Award from NACADA, a national academic advising association.
Carolina alumna Clare MacDonald has tapped into the skills she gained studying political science and studio art in the College of Arts & Sciences to propel herself to a career … Continued