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An African-American family gathers around the table for dinner. The dinner is outside.

Savor the stories of Southern food

What we eat helps us understand history, cultures, traditions and each other, say two Carolina experts — Michelle Lanier and Elizabeth Engelhardt.

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Recent music graduate Matthew Svec awarded Fulbright

Recent music graduate Matthew Svec, B.A. 2023, has big plans for next year. This spring, Svec was awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program Award to study at the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music in Budapest, Hungary.

Two faculty selected for National Humanities Center residencies

Hugo Méndez in religious studies and Nina Martin in geography in the College of Arts and Sciences were recently selected for summer residencies at the National Humanities Center — a four-week program to give humanities scholars an opportunity to make progress on a current research project or jump-start a new one.

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Lee Weisert releases new album, “Recesses”

Associate Professor Lee Weisert released his latest album, “Recesses,” in April on New Focus Recordings. The album was included in The Best Contemporary Classical on Bandcamp: April 2023 and was praised as a “dazzling universe of electro-acoustic sound.”

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Bookmark This

Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College faculty and alumni. This month’s featured book is “The Private is Political: Networked Privacy and Social Media” (Yale University Press) by Alice E. Marwick, associate professor of communication.

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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.