In a new one-credit-hour course that is part of the College of Arts & Sciences’ Countering Hate initiative, students are learning from guest speakers who address a wide range of … Continued
Associate professor Afroz Taj of the Asian studies department in the College of Arts & Sciences was the faculty honoree while the staff honoree was Dawna Jones, assistant dean of … Continued
Carolina undergraduate and graduate students recently came together for programming and connecting at the National First-Generation College Celebration.
“Hate has been around for as long as human beings have existed. We’ve always had this capacity to define and vilify another … [yet] we don’t look at hate the … Continued
Daniel Reyes, a master’s student in folklore, is a filmmaker with interests in documentary film, Latinx diaspora of the South and the diverse traditional music genres of Texas and Mexico, … Continued
Diamond Holloman, a Ph.D. candidate in Carolina’s Environment, Ecology and Energy program, is the first recipient of a post-Florence disaster relief grant from the Carolina Center for Public Service. She … Continued
Elayna Locklear, a sophomore at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and member of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina, has been awarded the Udall scholarship to help … Continued
Geographer Conghe Song studies the relationship between land use, change in vegetation and climate change — and social impacts of environmental programs.
Associate professor of art Hong-An Truong has been awarded a prestigious 2019 fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. Appointed on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise, … Continued
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been named a “First Forward Advisory Institution” and is among the inaugural cohort of academic institutions nationwide being recognized for their … Continued
Using the tagline “an inclusive blue begins with you,” Carolina’s Office for Diversity and Inclusion presented its 11th annual awards April 29. Jermaine Bryant, senior majoring in classics in the … Continued
A multi-institution study focuses on the replications of the UMBC Meyerhoff Scholars program at Penn State University and UNC-Chapel Hill. The program is designed to increase diversity in STEM fields.
A new shared learning initiative in the College of Arts & Sciences will support student learning and discussions about heritage, race, post-conflict legacies, politics of remembrance and contemporary projects of … Continued
PlayMakers Repertory Company presents the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, “How I Learned to Drive” by Tony Award-nominated playwright Paula Vogel. The production, directed by Lee Sunday Evans, will run from April … Continued
Through a fall 2018 research-intensive QEP class, students interviewed nine descendants of a 1921 North Carolina lynching victim at the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, … Continued
Edges of Time, a new play by Jacqueline Lawton, assistant professor of dramatic art and dramaturg for PlayMakers Repertory Company, explores the life of black female journalist and activist Marvel … Continued
This computer science major and Morehead-Cain Scholar used his love of beatboxing to make the transition to life in America after growing up in China. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f896eDMJ_y0 Beatboxing is a profession … Continued
Join the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies tonight (Oct. 29) at 7 p.m. at the UNC Friday Center for a conversation between author Jonathan Weisman and Ryan Thornburg, UNC School … Continued
The College of Arts & Sciences will offer five new courses in spring 2019 to pilot-test a new core offering being proposed for the General Education curriculum. These broadly interdisciplinary … Continued
Doctoral student merges computer science, love of language with research goal of improving quality of life
Lisa Bauer wants to use computer science as a tool to help improve quality of life for people with disabilities and for the elderly.