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Katie Tardio holds the bones of an animal head.

Ancient food economies and centuries-old connections

A self-proclaimed foodie, Ph.D. candidate Katie Tardio is researching why we eat the foods we eat in order to deepen our cultural understanding of ancient societies and how they evolved over centuries.

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She expands global connections for students

The Center for Middle East and Islamic Studies director launched a lecture series and taught global courses. She is also Roshan Institute associate professor in Persian studies.

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PlayMakers Repertory Company announces 2023-2024 season

PlayMakers Repertory Company recently revealed its lineup of mainstage shows for the 2023-2024 season, which includes two regional premieres, a world premiere and a timeless classic.

Jack Otte and his teammate holding their prizes at BeAM MakerFest.

Engineering a bright future with a minor in applied sciences and engineering

Jake Otte has been building the skills he needs to launch his career as an electrical engineer through the applied sciences and engineering minor.

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Carolina bluegrass

As the bass player of the Carolina Bluegrass Band, senior Lewis Nazarian found a new space to explore music.

Bookmark This

Bookmark This is a monthly feature that highlights new books by College faculty and alumni. The October 2022 featured book is “The Sewing Girl’s Tale: A Story of Crime and Consequences in Revolutionary America” by John Sweet. The book was recently named a co-winner of the Bancroft Prize.

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Approaching artificial intelligence through an interdisciplinary lens

As anticipation and anxiety fuel debates about artificial intelligence, UNC’s AI Project brings together scholars from philosophy, computer science and linguistics to explore its implications.


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