Category: Social Sciences
Researchers speak to Black dancers, choreographers, musicians, and academics about the roots of various Afro-Latin rhythms, the role of dance and music in identity formation, and how racism manifests in … Continued
College faculty William Sturkey and Danielle Spurlock were among the recipients recognized April 12 at the 23rd annual Public Service Awards ceremony hosted by the Carolina Center for Public Service.
Former “Lost Boy of Sudan” is pursuing a doctorate in public policy to help advance peace and community in his home country.
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.
Researchers working on a digital archive mark a major milestone by documenting over 1,000 historical monuments in all 100 North Carolina counties, painting a picture of the changing landscape of … Continued
An undergraduate history class created a walking tour of Carolina’s campus that highlights the range of women’s experiences at the University.
Learn about laughing meditation field trips, 30-second personal pitch sessions and other ways these award winners engage students.
Each year, The Graduate School recognizes four doctoral candidates or recent doctoral graduates for creating exceptional dissertations.
Ambassador (Ret.) Liliana Ayalde believes that risks, passion, language-learning and diversity are vital attributes to the makings of a strong leader in the world of foreign affairs.
Hundreds tuned in March 2 to hear a Carolina panel’s responses to the crisis at a GAA Think Fast webinar.
Learn why one instructor assigned his students to do “The Twist,” how five-question lecture quizzes became a surprising class favorite and more.
Assistant professor of public policy and a faculty member in the environment, ecology and energy program, Angel Hsu is also founder and director of the Data-Driven EnviroLab, an interdisciplinary research … Continued
Carolina researcher Peter Reinhard Hansen uses econometrics methods to show that the omicron variant is three times more contagious than delta in an analysis of Danish data. His model can … Continued
Iheoma U. Iruka is a research professor in the Department of Public Policy and founding director of the Equity Research Action Coalition within the FPG Child Development Institute. She studies … Continued
UNC Center for Galápagos Studies has been a hub of collaborative research activity. Diego Riveros-Iregui and Amanda Thompson, the center’s new interim co-directors, strive to use their own experiences from … Continued
Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College authors. This month: “Precarious Asia: Global Capitalism and Work in Japan, South Korea and Indonesia” by Arne L. Kalleberg, … Continued
A new PRB report shows lower life expectancy for young Americans; researchers say “aggressive action” is needed to increase survival rates for infants, children, young adults. UNC sociologist Robert Hummer … Continued
Selected from more than 800 nominations, the winners of the 2022 University Teaching Awards will receive special recognition at the Jan. 15 men’s basketball game. Many of the winners are … Continued
Michael J. Bramwell, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of American Studies, is collaborating with museums as they engage in social justice work—an initiative informed by a study of the … Continued
Senior Maria Emilia Mazzolenis, a native of Argentina, uses her skills in behavioral economics and data science to help others.