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New speaker series will promote constructive discourse

A major gift from Nancy, ’74, and Doug Abbey will foster meaningful public discourse about the most pressing issues of the day.


New initiative will study technology and the adolescent brain

When Jim Winston Jr. (’B.A. history ’81, Ph.D. psychology ’92) walks his kids into school, he passes through throngs of older students — heads down, glued to their cell phones.


Summer Bridge helped a pediatrician get a solid start at Carolina

Leon Livingston ’91, a pediatrician in Memphis, Tennessee, credits a UNC program called Summer Bridge with helping him jumpstart his academic career.


Bringing sociology to the business world — and beyond

Lindsay Guzowski (M.A. sociology ’04) credits her time and experiences at UNC-Chapel Hill with setting her on the path to where she is today.


Sharing Jewish life and culture across the state

Barry and Jan Schochet grew up in Asheville in the 1950s and ’60s, the children of Jewish parents who owned several downtown stores that sold clothing and dancewear. Back then, Asheville had a thriving Jewish community, two synagogues and many prominent Jewish business owners.


A view through orange-red fall leaves of a blue sky overlooking the Old Well on the Carolina campus. (photo by Donn Young)

A renewed commitment to study the science of moral understanding

Through the Center for the Science of Moral Understanding, UNC-Chapel Hill scholars are undertaking critical and timely research to understand what drives intolerance and how to address it.


Vicki and David Craver

New gift endows and names the College of Arts & Sciences deanship

Craver family deanship will advance scholarship, discovery, strategic priorities.