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Building a rich intellectual community

For almost 40 years, the Carolina Postdoctoral Program for Faculty Diversity has been preparing scholars from different backgrounds for faculty careers and the tenure process.

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Black history viewed through fast-food lens

Marcia Chatelain, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “Franchise: The Golden Arches in Black America,” makes eye-opening connections during the 2022 African American History Month Lecture.

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On Being Human

As many scholars identify what makes humans similar to other creatures, UNC philosophy professor Susan Wolf strives to discover other attributes that make us unique.

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Frank Bruni to deliver Spring Commencement address

New York Times opinion writer, acclaimed author and Carolina alumnus Frank Bruni will return to Chapel Hill to address the Class of 2022.

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Making data science connections

Whether the research involves satirical French cartoons, mutating tumors or ancient Greek tombstones, three Carolina faculty say using datasets opens doors to discovery.

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#GDTBATH: Emily Madrzykowski

Emily Madrzykowski had dreams of becoming a tour guide even before becoming a Tar Heel. Now an admissions ambassador, she guides prospective students through campus, sharing the Carolina story along the way.

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Two faculty awarded NEH grants

Awards will fund a digital monograph on the poet Langston Hughes and development of a critical game studies curriculum.