A champion for ethical discussions
Senior Austin Foushee’s commitment to the National High School Ethics Bowl has helped encourage the next generation of deep thinkers and inspired the program’s first alumni scholarship.
Delaney Thull: Making philosophy and ethics accessible to all
A Ph.D. student in the philosophy department, Delaney Thull’s work with the Parr Center helps make ethics accessible to all.
Jieni Zhou: Researching how positive experiences affect our well-being
A fifth-year social psychology Ph.D. student, Jieni Zhou researches the intersection of well-being and romantic relationships.
Jocelyn Chatman: Bringing performances to life through costume design
A costume production MFA student in the dramatic art department, Jocelyn Chatman makes performances come alive.
The music department wants to know: What is the soundtrack to finals season?
Music students Nuria Shin and Casey Mentch asked Tar Heels which songs they listen to when it is time to hit the books.
A slight change of plans
Friends, professors and fascinating coursework helped guide senior Alice Bennett to the most meaningful aspects of her Carolina experience –– and a degree in American studies.
Serving his country and Carolina
When senior Tyler Vaughan graduates this month, he will do so as a newly commissioned Marine second lieutenant and a new dad.
‘Highly cited researchers’ list names 35 from Carolina
This year, more than 30 researchers from Carolina made Clarivate’s Highly Cited Researchers list as trailblazers in research among their peers, including five from UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences.
Plants meet prose in this UNC English class
Carolina professor Marc Cohen works to make his assignments immersive and experiential, including the course’s most recent collaborative unit on non-native, invasive plants with the North Carolina Botanical Garden.
Noreen McDonald named new senior associate dean for social sciences and global programs
McDonald brings a wealth of experience to the role, including having served as a UNC faculty member since 2007 and as the chair of the department of city and regional … Continued
A maker mindset
Senior Levi Tox has been a maker since high school. This summer, he used his expertise to create an efficient — and fun — way to get to campus with … Continued
An interview with Snigdha Chaturvedi
Chaturvedi is an assistant professor of computer science in the UNC College of Arts and Sciences. She studies natural language processing — how computers understand human languages.
Welcome to the College of Arts and Sciences, the place many call the heart and soul of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Rising senior Maria Palmtag is helping to enhance BeAM’s textile program
A maker throughout her entire undergraduate career, Palmtag is using her extensive knowledge of makerspace tools to enrich the creative experience for Tar Heels to come.
Chemistry’s Zhukhovitskiy wins prestigious U.S. DOE Early Career Award
Chemist Alex Zhukhovitskiy has won an Early Career Award from the U.S. Department of Energy. DOE awarded $110 million for groundbreaking research by 83 early career scientists this year.
Maymester course turns Tar Heels into scriptwriters
Students in Maymester’s “Writing for the 30-Minute Comedy” course collaborated with Tar Heels from “Acting for the Camera” and “Directing for the Camera” to write and produce scenes for a … Continued
Pecan Polvorones (Pecan Shortbread) with Coffee Granita by Sandra A. Gutierrez
A recipe from Edible North Carolina: A Journey across a State of Flavor, edited by Marcie Cohen Ferris.
Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College of Arts & Sciences faculty and alumni, published the first week of each month. This month’s featured book: “Edible … Continued
Carolina’s newest distinguished professors
The University has awarded distinguished professorships to more than four dozen faculty in eight schools and the College of Arts & Sciences.
Preserving endangered Islamic manuscripts
Scholars from the department of African, African American and diaspora studies and a University Libraries digitization specialist traveled to Senegal and Mali to preserve and digitize 6,000 pages of handwritten … Continued