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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.


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Henry Louis Gates Jr. draws parallels between post-Reconstruction and present day

During Tuesday’s Frey Lecture, the Emmy Award-winning scholar said history foretold what might follow Obama’s presidency — a rise in white supremacy and a rollback of progress.


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Carolina celebrates Black History Month

Check out the array of events across the College and the University and the diverse lineup of speakers, from the Feb. 9 Frey Lecture with Henry Louis Gates Jr. to the Feb. 23 African American History Month Lecture with Charles E. Cobb.


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Bookmark This

Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College of Arts & Sciences faculty and alumni, published the first week of each month. Featured book: Ella Baker’s Catalytic Leadership: A Primer on Community Engagement and Communication for Social Justice (University of California Press) by Patricia S. Parker.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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