For most of his life, the only place Mohammed Eid knew of was the small Palestinian refugee camp where he grew up. As a boy, he had never seen a … Continued
The 19th annual Carolina Global Photography Competition will be accepting submissions beginning June 1, 2018. This amateur competition, which is open to students, faculty, alumni and staff of the University … Continued
Maze Day invites K-12 students with visual impairments, along with their parents/guardians and teachers, to the computer science department to experience a wide variety of educational games and tools created … Continued
Students explore topics from health care to anti-apartheid activism at AAAD’s fifth annual Undergraduate Research Conference
“Undergraduate students who conduct research receive notable gains — writing, speaking and leadership skills, intellectual curiosity, and the improved ability to acquire and analyze information.” That’s how Troy Blackburn, associate … Continued
PlayMakers Repertory Company presents the world premiere of “Leaving Eden,” a play with music, script by North Carolina playwright and UNC-Chapel Hill alumnus Mike WIley, and music and lyrics by … Continued
Five women who spend much of their time helping other women and girls had their moment in the spotlight March 5.
Associate professor of history Malinda Maynor Lowery has always felt a deep sense of place—a quality her parents deliberately passed down to her 45 years ago, on the occasion of … Continued
Erica Wallace is coordinator for peer mentoring and engagement in the Center for Student Success and Academic Counseling in the College of Arts & Sciences, and Jan Johnson Yopp is … Continued
The Asian studies department led its largest Religions Field Trip in the Triangle, to give participants the opportunity to meet practitioners of the various faiths, observe worship practices, and ask … Continued
Colin Palmer became the first African-American chair of a major department at UNC-Chapel Hill when he was appointed to lead the history department in 1986, a post he held until … Continued
Yaiza Canzani, an assistant professor of mathematics in UNC’s College of Arts & Sciences, has been awarded a 2018 Sloan Research Fellowship.
To provide resources and community for first-generation graduate students, The Graduate School incorporated the Carolina Grad Student F1RSTS initiative into the Diversity and Student Success program.
When people hear I’m a German professor, they ask me two questions: Do I have German relatives? Was I a military brat? The answer to both is “no.” People frequently … Continued
A new report by a professor at UNC-Chapel Hill documents a continuing decline in the number of Muslim-Americans associated with violent extremism in 2017. The total for the first year … Continued
UNC Mideast Center Hosts Final Cohort of Carnegie Fellowships in Support of Arab Region Social Science
The Carolina Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations was pleased to host its final cohort of early-career social scientists from universities in the Arab world … Continued
Nicole Gardner-Neblett is an advanced research scientist with the UNC Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute. She is also a research assistant professor in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience … Continued
It took just one semester for Amaya Martinez Mesa to feel like she was home.
The Parr Center for Ethics, based in the philosophy department in UNC’s College of Arts & Sciences, has received a $10,000 diversity and inclusiveness grant from the American Philosophical Association … Continued
To shed light on the campus activism happening today, undergraduate students Sydney Lopez and Liv Linn turned to the past. Through internships last summer at the Southern Oral History Program, … Continued
A $300,000 grant from the Clare Boothe Luce Program will support three new graduate fellowships for women in chemistry at UNC-Chapel Hill, and UNC will commit to a fourth fellowship. … Continued