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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.


Two UNC graduate students receive Boren Fellowships

Carissa Landes and Mary Elizabeth Walters, both graduate students in the College of Arts and Sciences, have each been awarded a David L. Boren Fellowship through the National Security Education Program, which supports fields of study, particularly languages, identified as critical to United States national security.


UNC’s Institute of African American Research selects two fellows

The Institute of African American Research at UNC-Chapel Hill has selected two faculty to serve as faculty fellows in 2015-2016. Both scholars will research social and health experiences impacting North Carolina’s black communities.


Sixteen undergraduates selected as UNC Phillips Ambassadors for study abroad in Asia

Fifteen undergraduates from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and one Duke University undergraduate have been selected as Phillips Ambassadors for Summer and Fall 2015 study abroad programs in Asia.


UNC Alumna Writes Young Adult Novel Inspired by Haitian Earthquake of 2010

Surviving the 2010 earthquake in Haiti inspired University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill alumna Laura Wagner to write the young adult novel Hold Tight, Don’t Let Go, published by Harry N. Abrams in January 2015. The novel is Wagner’s first.


Sociologists examine the power of protest to bring about social change

In a new article published in the American Sociological Review, sociologists Michael Biggs of the University of Oxford and Kenneth T. “Andy” Andrews of UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences provide compelling evidence that protest can make a difference.


Students explore topics from voluntourism to hip-hop at annual AAAD conference

Students covered wide-ranging and diverse topics stretching from Africa to the black experience in the U.S. to the diaspora at the second annual undergraduate research conference in the department of African, African American and Diaspora Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences.


Jakelin Bonilla earns Luce Scholars fellowship

Jakelin Bonilla, a 2012 alumna, is a recipient of the 2015 Luce Scholars Program fellowship.