The new director of the Institute of African American Research at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will be Karla Slocum, an associate professor in anthropology and African … Continued
Three UNC College of Arts and Sciences faculty members received mentoring awards from the Carolina Women’s Leadership Council May 10 at a Campus Y ceremony.
UNC senior Anastasia Elise Bury of South Haven, Mich., has received a David L. Boren Scholarship through the National Security Education Program to benefit U.S. intelligence efforts. For 12 months, … Continued
Ivan Cherednik, a mathematics professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is the recipient of a 2013 Simons Fellowship in Mathematics.
Four UNC-Chapel Hill students have been awarded the prestigious Harvey Beech Scholarship.
Nine students from UNC have been awarded a U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) to study critical needs languages during the summer of 2013. The students, their languages, … Continued
Kenan Music Scholar and senior Ning Lee has appreciated the broad and holistic educational opportunity she has experience at Carolina. “It has been the best of both worlds because I … Continued
Faculty Diversity Liaisons from departments across the College of Arts and Sciences gathered this spring to exchange information and ideas about how to enhance the diversity of the faculty.
The Institute for the Study of the Americas in UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences has received an $88,000 grant from the Christopher Reynolds Foundation to support expanded collaborations with … Continued
Frank Bruni, a UNC alumnus and New York Times journalist, and Jonathan Capehart, journalist for the Washington Post and MSNBC, participated in a forum on the future of LGBT rights … Continued
Doctoral student Will Boone spent hundreds of hours attending services at Durham’s Faith Assembly Christian Center, experiencing fellowship with members, conducting interviews, and rehearsing and performing with the church band.
Katie Savage, who founded the first organization for UNC students with disabilities, has won the undergraduate diversity award from UNC’s Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs.
Engaging young girls in healthy lifestyles and addressing the critical need for clean water are just a few of the public service projects the University honored during the March 26 … Continued
Eunice Sahle, associate professor and chair of the department of African and Afro-American studies, has won one of the University’s highest honors.
Beat Making Lab is a new PBS Digital Studios series featuring young musicians from around the world. In Episode 1, UNC music professor Pierce Freelon and Apple Juice Kid (a.k.a. … Continued
UNC music professor Louise Toppin was invited to attend a Women’s History Month celebration hosted by President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House on March … Continued
Nobel Laureate Jean Marie Le Clézio, the prolific French author, and Issa Asgarally, the Mauritian cultural scholar and activist, will discuss “Interculturality and the Arts” April 17-19 at a series … Continued
When Raymond Sawyer graduates from Carolina in May, it will be the end of an era — at least for UNC’s Marching Tar Heel band and the Sawyer family. For … Continued
Twenty-four instructors in 18 different departments or schools, many in the College of Arts and Sciences, received 2013 University Teaching Awards at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.