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Lindsay Fulenwider and North Carolina Collection curator Robert Anthony share the story of how Fulenwider’s father’s Wolfe collection came to Wolfe’s alma mater.

(Sometimes) you can come home again

Lindsay Fulenwider is actually not a big fan of Tar Heel novelist Thomas Wolfe. But her father, John Fulenwider, a South Carolina physician, sure was. “He would always say, ‘He’s the greatest American novelist,’” said Fulenwider, manager of the art and art history department and a 25-year Carolina employee. “But my mother liked [F. Scott] Fitzgerald.” Her father accumulated an … Continued

From left, undergraduate students Sydney Lopez and Liv Linn and SOHP director Rachel Seidman at the Center for the Study of the American South. (photo by Donn Young)

Digital exhibit, audio documentary illuminate history of campus activism

To shed light on the campus activism happening today, undergraduate students Sydney Lopez and Liv Linn turned to the past. Through internships last summer at the Southern Oral History Program, they produced a digital exhibit, “UNC Foodworkers’ Strikes of 1969.”

Public invited to attend Nov. 1 Three Minute Thesis competition

Ten graduate students will walk to the front of the auditorium, with three minutes – and not a second more – to present their original research findings before an attentive audience and panel of judges, competing for a $1,000 grand prize.

First-year student Gustavo Rios demonstrates the use of an embroidery machine.

For some Carolina students, making isn’t something they go and do. It’s where they live.

New ‘Blue’ makerspace in Carmichael Residence Hall fuses entrepreneurship and the art of doing – right at students’ front doors.

Carolina senior Sam Petrie shows visitors a scaled-up model of a 3D-printed product that shows detailed structures that can be created with new additive manufacturing technologies.

Carolina brings innovative spirit, cutting-edge exhibits to Smithsonian festival

UNC-Chapel Hill faculty, students and staff recently joined with the 14 other universities in the Atlantic Coast Conference at the ACCelerate Creativity and Innovation Festival, where they shared the novel application of ideas and research.

Robyn Schroeder is the new director of Humanities for the Public Good. (photo by Donn Young)

Meet Robyn Schroeder, director of Humanities for the Public Good

Robyn Schroeder brings her passion for public humanities to UNC’s College of Arts & Sciences as the new initiative director for the Mellon-funded Humanities for the Public Good.

From left, Maria Duran, Leslie Adams and Jennifer Rangel are all first-generation graduate students at UNC-Chapel Hill.

Transitioning to Graduate Life: First-Generation Students

The Carolina Grad Student F1RSTS initiative is helping fist generation students succeed in graduate school and doctoral programs.