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
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.
Professor Eunice Sahle will become chair of the department of African and Afro-American studies in UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences, effective Jan. 1, 2012.
It’s gospel music day in professor Louise Toppin’s class, “Music as Culture: The Music of African-Americans.” The course is a survey of the music of African-Americans from its roots in Africa to hip-hop, through the lens of the classical composer.
Antoinette Newsome, now a Carolina junior majoring in management and society, knew that coming to UNC from a small rural high school would be tough. So she enrolled in the Summer Bridge program.
An academic department chair and a senior undergraduate in the College of Arts and Sciences won 2011 University Diversity Awards from the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs. The honors were presented for “significant contributions to the enhancement, support and/or furtherance of diversity on the campus and in the community.” Terry Rhodes, professor and chair of the department of music, … Continued
Dean Karen Gil has made enhancing faculty diversity a top priority for the College of Arts and Sciences. “If we want our faculty to help solve the world’s greatest challenges, we must recruit excellent scholars and teachers from diverse backgrounds,” Gil said.
The winner and runners up for the University’s 2011 Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship are students in the College of Arts and Sciences. They were recognized during UNC’s 30th Annual MLK Birthday Celebration for following Dr. King’s example through their work to improve the quality of life of the community and the campus. Jakelin Bonilla, a global studies major from … Continued