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Triptych of Savannah Faircloth's drawings

The Art of French Drawing

UNC senior Savannah Faircloth traveled to Paris in the summer of 2019 to learn about French culinary culture and the relationship Parisians have with food. Then, she drew their portraits.


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College of Arts & Sciences COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions for Instructors

The purpose of this FAQ is to answer questions that the Dean’s Office is receiving from faculty, teaching assistants and other instructors of record. It is not meant to be a complete set of answers to all questions, and it will be updated as needed.


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Coronavirus update

The University has announced a new plan that will encourage greater “social distancing” and mitigate the spread of coronavirus. Spring break is extended through March 22. Remote instruction for the majority of courses will begin the week of March 23.


Benjamin Frey seated at a desk with books in the background.

Research UNCovered: Benjamin Frey

Benjamin Frey is an assistant professor in the Department of American Studies. He studies the Cherokee language, now endangered, in order to recover the social networks, spaces, domains and means of transference that once allowed it to thrive.


photo shows an open Bible with a bookmark, lying on a table.

Was the Bible’s Gospel of John author fake?

In a paper published on March 2 in the Journal for the Study of the New Testament, UNC-Chapel Hill religious studies assistant professor Hugo Mendez explains for the first time that the texts for the Bible’s Gospel of John and 1 John, 2 John and 3 John were likely written by multiple authors falsely claiming to be a single person … Continued


Rachel Seidman's new book is "Speaking of Feminism: Today's Activists on the Past, Present and Future of the U.S. Women's Movement." (photo by Kristen Chavez) She is pictured here holding her book.

Bookmark This

Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College of Arts & Sciences faculty and alumni, published on the first Friday of every month. This month’s featured book is “Speaking of Feminism: Today’s Activists on the Past, Present and Future of the U.S. Women’s Movement” (UNC Press, September 2019) by Rachel F. Seidman.


Terry Rhodes (photo by Kristen Chavez)

Rhodes named dean of the College of Arts & Sciences

She joined the faculty in 1987 and is the first faculty member from the fine arts to be named dean of the College since it took its modern-day name in 1935.