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Closeup of Luisa Penaflor smiling at the camera. Donn Young.

Meet a Tar Heel: Luisa Peñaflor: Poet and Thomas Wolfe Scholar

Luisa Peñaflor, a first-year creative writing major from Simpsonville, South Carolina, is the 2021 Thomas Wolfe Scholarship recipient. We spoke with Peñaflor about her creative writing background and her first-year experience as a Thomas Wolfe Scholar.


Group shot of the new Adams Fellows.

Carolina Public Humanities welcomes sixth cohort of Maynard Adams Fellows

This annual initiative led by Carolina Public Humanities supports 10 graduate students who are interested in using humanistic scholarship to build relationships between the University and the broader community. The fellowships are funded by the Taylor Charitable Trust.


Students make their way past House Undergraduate Library on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. April 12, 2018. (Jon Gardiner/UNC-Chapel Hill)

The Time Tracker

The pace of life varies often. Sometimes it drags, others it races. But if time always moves at the same rate, why does it feel different? That’s a question UNC-Chapel Hill philosopher Carla Merino-Rajme strives to answer.


Photo collage, clockwise from top left: Nicholas Law, Daniel Matute, Alice Marwick, Cleo Samuel-Ryals.

Four UNC faculty members honored with prestigious Hettleman awards

The annual Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prizes for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement have been awarded to four associate professors who exemplify groundbreaking and innovative research. Three are in the College.


Left: book cover for "Everywhere you Don't Belong'; right: photo of Gabriel Bump the author

Bookmark This

Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College faculty and alumni, published the first week of each month. This month’s featured book: “Everywhere You Don’t Belong” by Gabriel Bump, assistant professor of creative writing.


Grammy and MacArthur Award-winning musician Rhiannon Giddens will begin a three-year residency at Carolina Performing Arts in the spring of 2022. (Image courtesy of Carolina Performing Arts)

Carolina Performing Arts announces ‘Southern Futures’

The initiative will produce new works, collaborations and research on social justice and racial equity in the American South with musician Rhiannon Giddens. Southern Futures is a collaborative initiative of the College, University Libraries, Carolina Performing Arts and The Center for the Study of the American South.


Closeup shot of Mike Wiley gesturing and talking at a podium.

Treating teachers ‘like the scholars they are’

Forty K-12 teachers from across the state recently gathered in Hillsborough for an interactive learning retreat focusing on Tar Heel history. The conference was sponsored by the Carolina K-12 program in the College of Arts & Sciences.


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