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Oral histories of Black trailblazers brought to life by student performers Nov. 30 and Dec. 1

A performance woven from extensive oral histories of Institute of African American Research (IAAR) leaders will be brought to life by student performers in a public performance Nov. 30 and Dec. 1.

The backs of people walking down a trail in Old Fort NC.

Renewed Investment in Old Fort

Funding from the state legislature has boosted an economic development project in western North Carolina centered on outdoor recreation. UNC faculty and students have been providing expertise to the collaborative partnership.

Hector Aizpurúa poses on a piano bench, facing away from the piano. Hill Hall, the music building, is in the background.

Finding his research rhythm

Héctor Aizpurúa, Jr. recounts his journey from remedial English classes to writing his honors thesis on the musical traditions of the displaced people of the Panama Canal.

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Meet the new Carolina Postdoctoral Program fellows

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is pleased to announce the 2023-2025 Carolina Postdoctoral Program for Faculty Diversity Fellows (CPPFD). Three fellows are from the College of Arts and Sciences.

Shauna Cooper stands outside smiling at the camera.

The Father Effect

Shauna Cooper in the department of psychology and neuroscience has spent over a decade studying Black fathers and their roles in child development.

Jeff Olander and Aurorah Arndt in front of a desk with her service dog Hunter.

Accessibility in making at BeAM

Jeff Olander’s experiences at BeAM inspired him to create Accessibility in Making (AiM), a collaborative community of disabled Makers working together to solve accessibility problems.

A headshot of Victoria Wlosok, who has short, pink hair. Behind her, cherry blossoms bloom.

This Carolina junior’s fall semester will begin with the release of her debut novel

Victoria Wlosok signed a book deal for her young adult thriller with a “big five” publisher when she was still a first-year student at UNC. On Sept. 19, her work will hit the shelves.