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Patricia Rosenmeyer smiles at the camera in her office. A bookshelf is in the background.

New director of Jewish studies center brings love of classics to her role

Patricia Rosenmeyer takes the helm as the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies celebrates 20 years.

Headshot of Rahsaan Barber holding his saxophone.

Music mosaic

Saxophonist Rahsaan Barber has played with some of the greats. At Carolina, he’s sharing his passion for jazz and other musical genres with students.

Family and food — KC Hysmith shares doctoral hooding mementos and memories

This month, KC Hysmith wore her late mother’s ring across the stage during her doctoral hooding ceremony — nearly 10 years after her mother died.

Marissa Carmi stands in front of The Gift sculpture near the Carolina Student Union.

Showcasing Native diversity

Graduate student Marissa Carmi is contributing to research about Oneida history, identity and sovereignty while supporting the larger narrative of Native diversity that has long been silenced.

Junior Madi Marks gazes out over a cityscape in Italy during a study abroad trip.

Junior Madi Marks awarded Summer Burch Fellowship

Junior Madi Marks was one of five students selected this year for Honors Carolina‘s prestigious Burch Fellowship. Learn about what she plans to do this summer.

Kumi Silva holds an awards certificate as she stands next to Beth Mayer-Davis.

College faculty receive awards for excellence in doctoral mentoring

Two faculty in the College of Arts and Sciences have received The Graduate School’s Faculty Awards for Excellence in Doctoral Mentoring: Gary Pielak in the department of chemistry and Kumi Silva in the department of communication.

Close-up of Bailey Benson

A recipe for Black joy

Bailey Benson, a Morehead-Cain Scholar majoring in food studies in the College of Arts and Sciences, has created an unconventional cookbook that will guide readers through much more than recipes.