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$25 million gift helps secure graduate students’ future

A transformational $25 million bequest to the UNC College of Arts & Sciences ensures a bright future for graduate students. The gift from an anonymous donor will enable the College to compete for the most promising graduate students for generations to come.


Stella Zhizhi Li

Musicology doctoral student Stella Zhizhi Li receives 2019-20 Glass Graduate Fellowship

Stella Zhizhi Li, a UNC-Chapel Hill doctoral student in musicology, has been selected to serve as the Harold J. Glass USAF Graduate Fellow for academic year 2019-2020.


Ishna J. Hall: Beloved Tar Heel, Colleague and Friend

The College of Arts & Sciences is mourning the unexpected loss of former Carolina colleague and treasured friend Ishna Hall. Hall was a valued member of the major gifts team at the Arts & Sciences Foundation for 11 years. Carolina alumni, friends, faculty and colleagues were privileged to work alongside her, as she consistently demonstrated compassion, wisdom and grace in … Continued


Textile, Bedding and Soft Goods Company LeighDeux Awards Scholarships to Entrepreneurship Students

Two enterprising women entrepreneurs in the Shuford Program in Entrepreneurship are the 2019 recipients of the LeighDeux Women in Entrepreneurship Excellence Scholarship: Krishna Patel ’20 and Anastasia Soule ’19.


Closeup view of the Old Well with purple and white flowers in the front in August.

Distinguished service awards presented to Bill and Marcie Ferris, David Pardue

Awards for distinguished service to the College of Arts & Sciences were presented to William R. “Bill” and Marcie Cohen Ferris, both Carolina professors emeritus, and alumnus David Pardue Jr. ’69 at a meeting of the Arts & Sciences Foundation Board of Directors on April 25.


Terry Rhodes (photo by Johnny Andrews)

Rhodes appointed interim dean of the College of Arts & Sciences

As Senior Associate Dean for Fine Arts and Humanities in the College of Arts & Sciences since 2012, Rhodes has long championed the value of the arts and humanities to a well-rounded education throughout her more than three decades at Carolina.


A Constellation of Cosmos Events at Carolina. 2017 Nobel Laureate Kip Thorne My Romance with the Warped Side of the Universe: From Black Holes and Wormholes to Time Travel and Gravitational Waves. A free lecture by the 2019 Frey Foundation Distinguished Visiting Professor Kip Thorne Thursday, Feb. 21 – Memorial Hall, 5:30 p.m. college.unc.edu/frey

Nobel laureate Kip Thorne to speak on black holes, time travel and more

Kip Thorne’s lecture, “My Romance with the Warped Side of the Universe: From Black Holes and Wormholes to Time Travel and Gravitational Waves” will take place on Feb. 21 at 5:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall.