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Scientists at UNC-Chapel Hill, led by faculty-graduate student team Sheila Kannappan and Mugdha Polimera, have found a previously overlooked treasure trove of massive black holes in dwarf galaxies that offer a glimpse into the … Read more
The College of Arts & Sciences awarded 13 academic departments a total of $36,000 in grants to enhance diversity, equity and inclusion
The following was written by Mykhailo “Misha” Shvets, a Ph.D. student in the computer science department in the College of Arts & Sciences. A charity concert for Ukraine will be … Read more
The General Alumni Association Board of Directors in May presented its 2022 Distinguished Service Medals to two alumni. The recipients were Patricia Ann Timmons-Goodson ’76 (’79 JD), of Fayetteville, and Terry … Read more
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.
Liah McPherson records the lives of dolphins and whales — from Hawaiʻi to Antarctica. She’s now a master’s student at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa; she graduated from UNC-Chapel … Read more
Jared Richards studies bizarre and beautiful sea creatures over 480 million years old. At UNC, he studied quantitative biology, combining his love of science and statistics, as a Chancellor’s Science … Read more
Michael Figueroa, who has led the Faculty of Color and Indigenous Faculty Group at the IAH throughout the pandemic, views the group as an opportunity for people to find support … Read more
The Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ) and UNC-Chapel Hill recently renewed their long-term strategic partnership.The two universities dedicated the joint Galapagos Science Center (GSC) in 2011 and are celebrating … Read more
Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College faculty and alumni. This month’s featured book: “Prague: Belonging in the Modern City” (Harvard University Press) by Chad Bryant, … Read more
More than 60 graduates of Carolina’s Class of 2022 will accept diplomas this weekend that include the innovative new data science minor introduced in the fall of 2021.
Senior Alaina Plauche has heeded her own advice to future Tar Heels about studying abroad. This Carolina Covenant Scholar never could have imagined that her academic journey would take her … Read more
Ph.D. candidate Alexis Dennis will graduate with her third degree from Carolina this weekend and continue the research she began as an undergraduate in 2008.
Carolina Covenant Scholar Thidar Aye’s journey to Chapel Hill began in Myanmar. At UNC, she fell in love with research and hopes to one day enter a Ph.D. program in … Read more
The newest members of this prestigious institution, founded in 1780, include Ralph Baric, Virginia Gray and Jenny Ting.
Carolina senior Lucas Risinger is among the three Tar Heels studying at Kyrgyzstan’s American University of Central Asia this year as part of the UNC Russian Flagship Program.
Frank Ivy Carroll (Ph.D. ’61), has more than 500 publications and 50 patents to his name ranging from treating addiction to the diagnosis of debilitating diseases, and yet — he … Read more
Junior Aakanksha Gundu has made research an integral part of her undergraduate experience and encourages others who are interested to do the same.
The spring 2022 issue of Carolina Arts & Sciences, the alumni magazine of the College of Arts & Sciences, is now online. On the cover: UNC’s Study Abroad Office adapted … Read more
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 … Read more