Shauna Cooper in the department of psychology and neuroscience has spent over a decade studying Black fathers and their roles in child development.
Jeff Olander’s experiences at BeAM inspired him to create Accessibility in Making (AiM), a collaborative community of disabled Makers working together to solve accessibility problems.
Victoria Wlosok signed a book deal for her young adult thriller with a “big five” publisher when she was still a first-year student at UNC. On Sept. 19, her work … Read more
Graduate student Marissa Carmi is contributing to research about Oneida history, identity and sovereignty while supporting the larger narrative of Native diversity that has long been silenced.
A groundbreaking volume weaves a new narrative of the South from its ancient past to the present, drawing on top scholars’ work in global and Atlantic world history, histories of … Read more
Bailey Benson, a Morehead-Cain Scholar majoring in food studies in the College of Arts and Sciences, has created an unconventional cookbook that will guide readers through much more than recipes.
The piano is more than just an instrument for Clara Yang. It’s a refuge and creative outlet. As an associate professor in the music department, she’s sharing that connection with … Read more
On April 15 and 16, 19 actors — including an Academy-Award winner and a Broadway performer — will tell the stories of 27 LGBTQ+ Tar Heels in the Process Series … Read more
Tar Heels have a wide range of events to choose from to honor Asian Pacific American heritage this April.
The Center for Middle East and Islamic Studies director launched a lecture series and taught global courses. She is also Roshan Institute associate professor in Persian studies.
The Center for the Study of the American South director hopes to amplify the work ethic carried from enslavement to freedom.
María DeGuzmán, the Eugene H. Falk Distinguished Professor of English & Comparative Literature and the founding director of the UNC Latina/o Studies Program, has been contributing to research at UNC … Read more
Tar Heels in Caroline Sibley’s Advanced Arabic class use virtual reality to explore a virtual world with students in Morocco and Algeria in real-time to hone their language skills.
Artists debut new works about Black culture and history while scholars like Naomi André rediscover pieces long hidden in segregation’s shadows.
Karla Slocum has worked for UNC-Chapel Hill for 27 years in a variety of roles, most recently as senior associate dean for diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) for the UNC College … Read more
Ariana Vigil teaches and conducts research in Latina/o literature, militarization, and gender and sexuality.
Geographer Javier Arce-Nazario uses innovative mapping technologies to help communities in the Galapagos Islands, Puerto Rico and beyond.
Jeliyah “Liyah” Clark is among the first students from the Chancellor’s Science Scholars Program to graduate with a doctoral degree. She will become a double Tar Heel at Winter Commencement … Read more
Graduate student Dailihana Alfonesca uses creative writing as a way to understand and express issues of identity and trauma, both those unique to her experience and those shared by other … Read more
Scholars at the Nov. 3 event will tell how they involve their subjects — farmworkers, parents, urban residents — in their social justice research.