When Jordan Davis graduates this December from Carolina with a master’s degree in anthropology, he will leave having written the first academic thesis on contemporary battle rap.
A new learning initiative that launched this fall is engaging undergraduate students across the University in a transformative understanding of race, racism and racial equity — and equipping them with … Read more
Kelly Hogan, associate dean of instructional innovation in the College of Arts & Sciences, has received the 2020 National Association of Biology Teachers Four-Year Teaching Award.
Maria Gutierrez, an Emerging Voices Fellow in fine arts and humanities, will work remotely with the Center for the Study of the American South this fall and will also teach … Read more
The Carolina Postdoctoral Program for Faculty Diversity supports scholars from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups in higher education.
Faculty Fellows at the Institute for the Arts and Humanities are putting the African American and African Diasporic experience at the center of their research, greatly expanding the fields of … Read more
UNC playwright Jacqueline Lawton strives to change the confines of American theater and to drive the conversations about civil rights through her storytelling.
The College of Arts & Sciences and the Southern Futures initiative announce the launch of Southern Futures, a podcast to reimagine the American South. The first episode, “The Push and Pull … Read more
Massey Award winner Joseph Jordan embodies the University’s “Lux, Libertas” motto and makes the Stone Center a vital part of campus.
This has been a deeply painful and disturbing week for our nation, with the video that has emerged of George Floyd and his horrible death in police custody in Minneapolis.
Cassandra R. Davis studies the impact of natural disasters on schools and communities. Now the public policy professor is turning her attention to the impact of another kind of disaster … Read more
There have been more than 1,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in poultry and other meat processing plants in North Carolina, and over 10,000 cases across the United States. The industry … Read more
Recent data shows that minorities are more at risk for contracting COVID-19 and experiencing poor health outcomes. In particular, African Americans in COVID-19 hot spots are twice as likely to die from … Read more
William Sturkey, a historian in UNC’s College of Arts & Sciences, has won the 10th annual Zócalo Public Square Book Prize for “Hattiesburg: An American City in Black and White.”
The University has announced a new plan that will encourage greater “social distancing” and mitigate the spread of coronavirus. Spring break is extended through March 22. Remote instruction for the … Read more
Benjamin Frey is an assistant professor in the Department of American Studies. He studies the Cherokee language, now endangered, in order to recover the social networks, spaces, domains and means … Read more
Funded by a nearly $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation, TEAM ADVANCE provides programs to improve mentor and mentee experiences, from seminars to peer mentoring circles.
The Carolina Postdoctoral Program for Faculty Diversity develops postdocs for possible tenure-track appointments at the University of North Carolina and other research universities.
UNC-Chapel Hill faculty-artists from drama, dance, music and visual arts will present four performances focused on the complex history of the 19th Amendment. These works-in-progress, presented as part of the … Read more