Together with American Studies professor Dan Cobb, undergraduate students learned the meaning of hands-on research over the last year and a half. They planted a garden inspired by their transcriptions … Continued
Senior Saskia Staimpel has expanded her interests in Black student activism through undergraduate research and a fellowship at the Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History.
As a result of systemic oppression, there are fewer than 200 native Cherokee speakers in North Carolina. UNC scholars are teaming up to create a new translation model and grow … Continued
“Voices: A Walking Tour” was a site-specific performance that took the shape of a contemplative walking tour of the Carolina campus after dark to discover hidden voices in the landscape. … Continued
Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College faculty and alumni. This month’s featured book: “Black Women’s Health: Paths to Wellness for Mothers and Daughters” by Michele … Continued
The first African American woman to enroll at UNC-Chapel Hill is being honored with a named scholarship fund, thanks to a $100,000 gift from Grubb Properties.
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.
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
Julian Rucker wants to motivate people to address the stark racial disparities that have characterized the history of the United States. As a UNC-Chapel Hill postdoctoral researcher, he uses social … Continued
New faculty members in the College of Arts & Sciences will work across disciplines to study health and wellness in communities of color. In addition, two faculty will focus on … Continued
Senior Ashley Dos Santos knew that Carolina’s makerspaces were where she belonged even before she was officially a Tar Heel. Now an active member in the Be A Maker Network, … Continued
Seven new Shuford Innovators-in-Residence, all Carolina alumni, will support students in the Shuford Program in Entrepreneurship through academic lectures, professional development initiatives, mentoring opportunities and candid conversations across campus.
The African Studies Center has been awarded a $500,000 grant from the Oak Foundation for their project, “K-5 digital learning of contemporary Africa using technology,” which will produce resources for elementary school educators.
The UNC-Chapel Hill and Duke University area studies centers connected with North Carolina educators in kitchens across the state in three virtual Cultural Kitchen sessions that explored dishes from Latin … Continued
Nihar Vaidya is a Chancellor’s Science Scholar who uses computational neural networks to analyze brain patterns found in MRI data sets to predict when patients may encounter seizures caused by … Continued
The center, led by Heidi Kim of the department of English and comparative literature, gives students, faculty and staff of Asian descent a place to call their own.
Lamar Richards, a UNC-Chapel Hill junior and student body president, has been selected as a 2021 Presidential Fellow. Richards is pursuing a public policy major in UNC’s College of Arts … 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
UNC folklorist Glenn Hinson and students provided research that informed the re-enactment this summer of a 1921 Warren County court trial where 16 Black men were unfairly accused after being … Continued