“I want to take away any number of fears that may prevent a student — who grew up like me — from studying abroad,” explained Michael-Bryant Hicks ’96. Hicks is doing just that through the Marleigh Desmond Hicks Study Abroad Scholarship Fund, which has provided stipends for seven undergraduates. The scholarship supports first-generation students of color as they participate in … Continued
Joanne Mills Garrett, who holds three degrees from Carolina, planned to write a Broadway play one day. Garrett received an undergraduate degree in dramatic art in 1969, a master’s in biostatistics in 1978 and a Ph.D. in epidemiology in 1990. She was born just outside New York City to an extended family that included authors, composers, performers and managers in … Continued
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, 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.
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
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.
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.