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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.


Anne Collins stands in front of a painting.

Collins named senior associate dean for development

Anne H. C. Collins has been named senior associate dean for development in the College of Arts & Sciences and executive director of the Arts and Sciences Foundation.


In “Introduction to Design and Making,” an applied physical sciences course, students work in groups to do a structured peer evaluation of their projects. The assignment was to design and build a scale model of an innovative furniture project. This is one of many examples in which students are developing an entrepreneurial mindset through applied physical sciences courses.

UNC-Chapel Hill becomes newest partner institution of KEEN

Applied physical sciences receives grant to promote an entrepreneurial mindset in undergraduates.


Steve Cumbie speaks at a podium.

$5 million commitment to support dean’s priorities

Steve Cumbie (BA ’70, MBA ’73) invests in excellence by providing future College deans with unrestricted support.


Don and Billie Stallings (photo by Steve Exum)

Transformational gift to fund new sports medicine complex

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has announced a transformational gift to support constructing a sports medicine complex that will enable further advances in its world-leading traumatic brain injury research.