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.
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
When the Caldwell family decided they wanted to give back to UNC-Chapel Hill — a place that left a lasting impression on each of them — it made sense that their gift would revolve around American studies and … Continued
John and Marree Townsend’s commitments to UNC-Chapel Hill over the years have been both plentiful and purposeful — and none more so than their most recent $10 million gift to … Continued
Fifty-seven graduate students in the College of Arts & Sciences have received fellowships funded by private support to advance their scholarship and teaching. Increasing support for graduate students has been … Continued
Micheal Clark M.S. ’99 remains committed to supporting research and education in exercise and sport science at Carolina
In his first year at Carroll College in Waukesha, Wisconsin, Micheal Clark M.S. ’99, a member of the football team and a pre-med major, knew he wanted to be an … Continued
Eric Sklut’s love for Carolina began at an early age, when he told his parents after a trip to Chapel Hill at age 13 that UNC was where he was … Continued
Peter Grauer ’68 believes in how Honors Carolina can change students’ lives. Grauer, chair of worldwide media company Bloomberg L.P., served for more than 15 years as chair of the … Continued
College’s role in UNC campaign emphasizes innovation, entrepreneurship, experiential learning and more
First-year student Samantha Grounds of Marietta, Ga., arrived on campus in August as one of Carolina’s first Lookout Scholars. Class valedictorian, captain of the soccer team and president of her … Continued
On Oct. 6, UNC-Chapel Hill launched the most ambitious fundraising campaign by a university in the history of the state. “For All Kind: the Campaign for Carolina” aims to raise … Continued