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Bleached corals in the Caribbean Sea. (photo courtesy of Karl Castillo)

UNC-Chapel Hill joins international consortium to tackle the crisis of coral bleaching

New common framework developed by a team of top scientists will help research into climate-threatened ocean reefs around the world.

Sarah Mackenzie and Peter Angrinda have been selected for the 2021 Rhodes Scholar cohort. (Right photo Alessandro Uribe-Rheinbolt)

Two Tar Heels named Rhodes Scholars

Peter Andringa and Sarah Mackenzie are Carolina’s 50th and 51st Rhodes Scholars. The world’s oldest international fellowship award, the Rhodes Scholarship funds study at the University of Oxford in England.

Tania Jenkins holds a copy of her new book, "Doctor's Orders."

Bookmark This

Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College of Arts & Sciences faculty and alumni. This month’s feature: “Doctors’ Orders: The Making of Status Hierarchies in an Elite Profession” by Tania M. Jenkins.

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High-Resolution Drone and Aerial Imagery Helps Engage Farmers in Galapagos Highlands

UNC undergraduate Mia Colloredo-Mansfeld, UNC PhD candidate Francisco Laso and UNC researcher Javier Arce-Nazario have engaged farmers in mapping their own land and shared aerial images with them in order to further the sharing of agricultural knowledge.

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Virtual Symposium Explores Love and Desire in Modern Iran and the Diaspora

The Persian Studies program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill recently hosted a virtual symposium entitled “Revisiting Discourses of Love, Sex, and Desire in Modern Iran and the Diaspora.” 

Brett Harris, masked, sits at a desk and holds an open book. A globe is in the background with the sign Center for European Studies.

Reppin’ Research: Brett Harris

OUR Student Ambassadors are a group of undergraduate researchers at UNC-Chapel Hill who work with the Office for Undergraduate Research in the College of Arts & Sciences to promote a culture of research on campus. Featured researcher: Brett Harris.

Landscape photo shows the paramo or high altitude grasslands in Ecuador.

A Terrific Trio

Three undergraduate researchers, under the leadership of UNC-Chapel Hill geographer Diego Riveros-Iregui, spent two months in Ecuador’s northern Andes Mountains exploring climate change.