3,882 miles. That is the distance between Chapel Hill and London. But for the past 30 years, Honors Carolina has made that distance seem smaller by connecting Carolina’s best and … Continued
A family legacy of UNC alumni and a passion for lifelong learning continue to inspire Ann Rankin Cowan (psychology ’75) to give back to Carolina. Cowan is an avid supporter … Continued
“I want to take away any number of fears that may prevent a student — who grew up like me — from studying abroad,” explained Michael-Bryant Hicks ’96. Hicks is … Continued
Joanne Mills Garrett, who holds three degrees from Carolina, planned to write a Broadway play one day. Garrett received an undergraduate degree in dramatic art in 1969, a master’s in … Continued
A transformational $25 million bequest to the UNC College of Arts & Sciences ensures a bright future for graduate students. The gift from an anonymous donor will enable the College … Continued
Stella Zhizhi Li, a UNC-Chapel Hill doctoral student in musicology, has been selected to serve as the Harold J. Glass USAF Graduate Fellow for academic year 2019-2020.
The College of Arts & Sciences is mourning the unexpected loss of former Carolina colleague and treasured friend Ishna Hall. Hall was a valued member of the major gifts team … Continued
Two enterprising women entrepreneurs in the Shuford Program in Entrepreneurship are the 2019 recipients of the LeighDeux Women in Entrepreneurship Excellence Scholarship: Krishna Patel ’20 and Anastasia Soule ’19.
Awards for distinguished service to the College of Arts & Sciences were presented to William R. “Bill” and Marcie Cohen Ferris, both Carolina professors emeritus, and alumnus David Pardue Jr. … Continued
As Senior Associate Dean for Fine Arts and Humanities in the College of Arts & Sciences since 2012, Rhodes has long championed the value of the arts and humanities to … Continued
Kip Thorne’s lecture, “My Romance with the Warped Side of the Universe: From Black Holes and Wormholes to Time Travel and Gravitational Waves” will take place on Feb. 21 at … Continued
A neuroscientist and internationally recognized expert on sport-related concussions, Kevin Guskiewicz joined Carolina’s faculty in 1995 and has served as dean of the College of Arts & Sciences since January … Continued
The Sherman Fairchild Foundation recently donated $10 million to the Chancellor’s Science Scholars Program. The William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust pledged a $5 million grant, provided the University raises … Continued
The Department of Religious Studies at the University of Chapel Hill College of Arts & Sciences is pleased to announce a new tenure-track assistant professor position in Islamic studies with … Continued
The Davie Awards honor four individuals who exemplify dedication, commitment and service to the University.
Leigh Goodwyn and her dorm-furnishings company, LeighDeux, provide scholarships and mentoring for young women who aspire to be entrepreneurs.
A memorial fund has been set up in honor of Jonathan Hess, professor and chair of the department of Germanic and Slavic languages and literatures, who passed away suddenly on … Continued
For high school senior Madeleine McCluer, completing her senior project was more than just a graduation requirement at Hickory High School in Hickory, North Carolina—for her, it was personal. In … Continued
UNC-Chapel Hill receives $10 million commitment from Pope Foundation to advance core areas of excellence and service
On April 23, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill announced a $10 million commitment from the John William Pope Foundation to support a combination of core areas where … Continued
What do biology and classics have in common? In terms of subject matter, nothing really. Except that you can major in both at a liberal arts university. And use such … Continued