Category: Social Sciences
At the COP27 summit in Egypt, Angel Hsu’s lab held companies and governments accountable for their promises.
Karla Slocum has worked for UNC-Chapel Hill for 27 years in a variety of roles, most recently as senior associate dean for diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) for the UNC College … Continued
The Education Policy Initiative at Carolina (EPIC) in UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences is keeping notes on how many teachers and principals are leaving the profession. The data details … Continued
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill student Martha Isaacs has been awarded a prestigious Schwarzman scholarship, which funds a master’s in global affairs at Beijing’s Tsinghua University.
Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College faculty and alumni. This month’s featured book: “Reading Medieval Ruins: Urban Life and Destruction in Sixteenth-Century Japan” by Morgan … Continued
Professor Lyneise Williams and sophomore Uredo Agada report on their joint research project that was sponsored by the William C. Friday Arts and Humanities Research Award.
Southern Futures Townsend Fellow Cayla Colclasure is studying the prison labor that built the Western North Carolina Railroad, which weaves through Old Fort in McDowell County, North Carolina.
Bookmark This is a monthly feature that highlights new books by College faculty and alumni. This month’s featured book is “The Sewing Girl’s Tale: A Story of Crime and Consequences … Continued
Biden’s plan to tackle the student loan crisis is a good start, but it doesn’t do enough to address racial disparities, says public policy expert Fenaba Addo.
UNC-Chapel Hill folklorist Glenn Hinson and playwright Jacqueline Lawton are working with community members to examine difficult topics in Warren County’s history and to help forge a new future.
Karen Benjamin Guzzo, has been named the new director of the Carolina Population Center. Guzzo served as professor of sociology at Bowling Green State University, where she was also the … Continued
Excavations by UNC-Chapel Hill archaeologist reveal first known depictions of two biblical heroines, episode in ancient Jewish art
This 10th season of excavations in the ancient Galilean synagogue at Huqoq uncovers intricate mosaic floor panels dating back nearly 1,600 years.
This summer, undergraduates are experiencing history firsthand as part of the archaeology program’s field school.
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
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.
Catherine Haas (M.A. global studies ’22) and fellow graduate students won an Arts Innovation Grant to launch a digital student journal, The Global Gazette.
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, … Continued
Following graduation, Ph.D. student Lucia Stavig plans to continue advocacy work and to uplift the efforts of Indigenous women and communities so they can heal. At Carolina, her adviser was … Continued
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 … Continued
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.