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Terry Ellen Rhodes

Statement on Diversity from Dean Terry Rhodes

The College of Arts & Sciences, the largest school at Carolina, is a place of diverse talents, backgrounds, interests and experiences. This diversity — among our 19,000-plus undergraduate and graduate students and nearly 1,600 faculty and staff — is one of our greatest strengths. We know that when people with diverse backgrounds and perspectives come together, new ways of thinking … Continued


Statement on Diversity from Sabrina Burmeister

Inclusive Excellence in the College of Arts & Sciences means recognizing the importance of diversity and inclusion in meeting our goal of student-focused, scholarly excellence.


Jordan Davis stands on a concrete wall overlooking campus

Winter 2020 graduate: Providing an academic view on battle rap

When Jordan Davis graduates this December from Carolina with a master’s degree in anthropology, he will leave having written the first academic thesis on contemporary battle rap.


Cherie Ndaliko in her garden, Uzuri Sanctuary.

Tools for change

A new learning initiative that launched this fall is engaging undergraduate students across the University in a transformative understanding of race, racism and racial equity — and equipping them with the skills to carve a path forward.


Kelly Hogan stands outside with trees in the background.

Hogan wins national biology teaching award

Kelly Hogan, associate dean of instructional innovation in the College of Arts & Sciences, has received the 2020 National Association of Biology Teachers Four-Year Teaching Award.


Maria Gutierrez

Emerging Voices Fellow Maria Gutierrez to conduct research, teach at UNC

Maria Gutierrez, an Emerging Voices Fellow in fine arts and humanities, will work remotely with the Center for the Study of the American South this fall and will also teach a course in women’s and gender studies in the spring.


Carolina Postdoctoral

Building a culturally diverse intellectual community

The Carolina Postdoctoral Program for Faculty Diversity supports scholars from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups in higher education.


Summer image of the Old Well with colorful flowers in the foreground.

IAH fellows expand field of African American studies

Faculty Fellows at the Institute for the Arts and Humanities are putting the African American and African Diasporic experience at the center of their research, greatly expanding the fields of study that their research represents.


Jacqueline Lawton

UNC playwright shines spotlight on underrepresented communities

UNC playwright Jacqueline Lawton strives to change the confines of American theater and to drive the conversations about civil rights through her storytelling.


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