Helping Veterans Thrive
An empowering clinical outreach program at UNC-Chapel Hill offers veterans and first responders new hope through holistic health care.
Surveyor and storyteller
Anna Atencio was a member of the first Chancellor’s Science Scholars cohort. Now she helps tell the unseen story below the seafloor as a geophysicist on the coast of North … Continued
Stepping outside her comfort zone
Jeliyah “Liyah” Clark is among the first students from the Chancellor’s Science Scholars Program to graduate with a doctoral degree. She will become a double Tar Heel at Winter Commencement … Continued
Statewide civic engagement project inaugurated through alumni gift
Carolina Public Humanities announced the creation of the Zietlow Civic Engagement Project in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Carolina students will help to share veterans’ stories in ‘After the War’
The Mellon Foundation-funded digital archive of veteran experiences will debut in June 2023 and is presented in part by UNC’s Southern Oral History Program.
Pillar of Chapel Hill community leaves gift to College’s diversity, equity and inclusion efforts
The Seymour family has established the Dr. Robert E. Seymour Jr. Dean’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Fund in the College of Arts and Sciences.
Helping faculty break down silos, be part of ‘something bigger’
The College of Arts and Sciences’ Institute for the Arts and Humanities Advisory Board empowers faculty to achieve their full potential by creating community and cultivating leadership.
The Batchelders’ two sons graduated from Carolina. So they doubled down and created an Honors Carolina Scholarship to benefit two Carolina students who share an interest in business, history or … Continued
Led By Her Passions
“The scholarship helped me feel believed in,” Burrell said. “Things like being in the band weren’t about building a resume. It was my passion, and it was how I believed … Continued
James W.C. White named College of Arts & Sciences dean
An experienced academic leader, James W.C. White brings more than 30 years of experience, a history of collaborative leadership and a commitment to preparing students for an evolving workforce.
Gap year fellowship provides a means for students to see and serve the world
Carolina parents Doug and Shawn Mackenzie, through their family foundation, have enabled the College of Arts & Sciences to partner with the Campus Y and support the Global Gap Year … Continued
Two adventurists create their legacy with undergraduate honors and study abroad scholarships
John Summey and his late wife Edie always kept emotional ties to Carolina. So, when it came time to create their legacy, they knew they wanted to help students succeed … Continued
Former Summer Bridge alumna pays it forward
“To whom much is given, much is required.” This is what Latonya Brown-Puryear always remembers her father saying. The physician took his words to heart when she endowed a scholarship … Continued
Candid conversations with influential innovators
The first cohort of Shuford Innovators-in-Residence share diverse expertise and experiences with students in the Shuford Program in Entrepreneurship in the UNC College of Arts & Sciences.
New center to study impact of technology, social media on adolescent brains
Winston Family Foundation gift to psychology and neuroscience builds on three years of research on the link between technology use and adolescent mental health.
GiveUNC is March 29
Find a cause, unlock a challenge, join in some friendly competition and spread the word on March 29. You can make a difference during this special 24 hours.
Eclipsing $4.25 billion
The Campaign for Carolina meets a milestone goal one year early and continues with renewed focus on scholarships and school and unit priorities.
A world of possibility and promise
The Roy and Mary Alice Smith Fellowship Endowed Fund through The Graduate School will support future generations of students pursuing a graduate degree in chemistry.
UNC-Chapel Hill receives second grant from the Kern Family Foundation to assess entrepreneurial engineering collaboration
Thanks to a new $631,000 grant from the Kern Family Foundation, a new assessment project will be led by Viji Sathy, associate dean for evaluation and assessment in undergraduate education … Continued
Honoring Gwendolyn Harrison Smith
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.