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A Tar Heel Helping Hand at The New York City Marathon

Ethan Lievense, an M.A. ’17 candidate in sport administration in the department of exercise and sport science in UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences guided a 50-year-old blind man from Ireland named Tony Ward in running the New York City Marathon on Nov. 1.


Celebrating 100 Years of Latin American Studies at UNC

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is celebrating the 100th anniversary of Latin American studies on campus during the 2015-16 academic year.


Carolina celebrates American Indian Heritage Month

From film viewings and performances to cultural events and lectures, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will celebrate American Indian heritage throughout November.


Kevin Guskiewicz named next dean of College of Arts and Sciences

Kevin Guskiewicz, a neuroscientist and internationally recognized expert on sport-related concussions and a senior associate dean in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s College of Arts and Sciences, will become the College’s 22nd dean.


Layla Quran ’15 explores geopolitical and social borders in the Middle East, U.S.

Borders, both geopolitical and social, have always fascinated Layla Quran ’15. Originally from the West Bank, Quran herself has crossed many borders in her personal and academic life.


Food for All: Local and Global Perspectives

Check out the fall 2015 issue of Carolina Arts & Sciences magazine for stories about the extraordinary work that faculty, students, alumni and staff in the College of Arts and Sciences are doing that advances our understanding of the new academic theme, “Food for All: Local and Global Perspectives.”


Gift creates first Persian studies endowed professorship

Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute has created a second endowment at UNC-Chapel Hill, bringing its total gifts to $1 million in support of the university’s growing Persian studies program.