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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.


Victor Ilevbare. Photo by the Biology Ambassadors Program.

From Ebola to COVID-19: One student’s drive to fight infectious diseases

Carolina junior Victor Ilevbare has been through an epidemic and a pandemic, both of which informed his interest in medicine.


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#GDTBATH: Lamar Richards

Carolina sophomore and student body president-elect Lamar Richards is making his mark on campus by paving the way for more students to succeed.


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PlayMakers Repertory Company announces two new play commissions

Commissions will launch PlayMakers’ @PLAY new works development program, which focuses on adding more women’s voices and experiences to the American theater.


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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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