When Jim Winston Jr. (’B.A. history ’81, Ph.D. psychology ’92) walks his kids into school, he passes through throngs of older students — heads down, glued to their cell phones. … Continued
Leon Livingston ’91, a pediatrician in Memphis, Tennessee, credits a UNC program called Summer Bridge with helping him jumpstart his academic career. After growing up in Durham and attending the … Continued
Lindsay Guzowski (M.A. sociology ’04) credits her time and experiences at UNC-Chapel Hill with setting her on the path to where she is today. She recalled a colloquium where a … Continued
Barry and Jan Schochet grew up in Asheville in the 1950s and ’60s, the children of Jewish parents who owned several downtown stores that sold clothing and dancewear. Back then, … Continued
In 2013, we published a story about a new UNC digital collection that documents the state’s history through monuments, shrines and public art. The scholarly adviser to the site is … Continued
Join PlayMakers Repertory Company for a special matinee performance of “Detroit ’67,” a gripping play that explores the themes of racial relations and social justice, at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. … Continued
National Public Radio’s award-winning legal correspondent Nina Totenberg said she admired the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who passed away in February, “as a person, as a friend and … Continued
Yearlong effort highlights events, research, collaborations in UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences.
Students aren’t the only ones gearing up for the fall semester – or moving in on campus. Like many of the new Tar Heels arriving in Chapel Hill this week, … Continued
How an unexpected discovery transformed the world and made Morehead, Venable, and Kenan household names at UNC-Chapel Hill.
The computer science department, based in the College of Arts and Sciences, laid the groundwork for 3-D computer-generated graphics and continues to push the boundaries of virtual environments today.
New UNC-Chapel Hill research shows that coral reef decline illustrates far reach of climate change — and that local solutions alone cannot restore coral populations
Emeritus UNC College of Arts & Sciences history professor William Leuchtenburg talks about his new book, 20th-century presidents, and the personal experiences that shaped his understanding of them.
UNC-Chapel Hill archaeologist and project leader Jodi Magness says no other ancient synagogue contains such a rich collection of mosaics depicting biblical stories.
A study by UNC psychologists shows the predominant use of social media may limit the opportunity to practice in-person conversations that are crucial for adolescents, particularly boys.
UNC-Chapel Hill is home to a professor who is studying and researching trees to better understand climate and weather. Erika Wise is an expert in the field of dendrochronology — … Continued
Nancy Rodriguez-Bunn is a mathematics professor within the UNC College of Arts and Sciences. She works to understand social phenomena using math.
Now in its 10th year, Maymester, which usually begins the Wednesday after Commencement, gives students the opportunity to earn course credit before summer officially begins.
UNC chemist Joseph DeSimone’s years of innovative and beneficial work in material science was honored by President Barack Obama with the National Medal of Technology and Innovation.
Microbiomes – communities of diverse microorganisms that live together in different environments – are invisible to the naked eye.