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5th-century mosaics in Galilee are unlike any found elsewhere

Excavations directed by UNC-Chapel Hill College of Arts and Sciences professor Jodi Magness during summer 2015 have revealed stunning new mosaics that decorated the floor of the Late Roman (fifth century) synagogue in the ancient Jewish village of Huqoq.


Warrior Scholars at Carolina: Preparing for the next chapter

Duffle bags in hand, 14 active-duty and recently separated military members arrived last weekend on Carolina’s campus for a boot camp designed to prepare them for their next mission: college.


Seven students selected as 2015 Burch Fellows

Seven students from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill were selected as recipients of the 2015 Burch Fellowship to pursue unique and self-initiated proposed experiences anywhere off UNC-Chapel Hill’s campus. The Burch Fellows Program was established in 1993 by a gift from UNC-Chapel Hill alumnus Lucius E. Burch, III. Its purpose is to recognize undergraduate students at Carolina … Continued


Student ambassadors Crockett and Golindano attend Expo Milano 2015

Dignitaries, locals, school groups and tourists in Milan, Italy, will learn about the cuisine of the United States from two Tar Heels this summer.


Political science Ph.D. student awarded grant for social policy research

Joshua Jansa, a Ph.D. student in political science in UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences, has received a grant to support his research from the Horowitz Foundation.


Protein identified in certain microalgae changes conversation about climate change

Researchers in UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences reset longstanding ideas on how oceanographers and climatologists measure and understand carbon cycling on our planet.


Election Selection

Around the world, political scientist Andy Reynolds helps new democracies live up to the name.