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Two women in Regency regalia stand talking at the Ackland Art Museum at the Jane Austen event.

Jane Austen Summer Program: Back in all its Regency glory

The Jane Austen Summer Program returned this year after a hiatus due to COVID-19. The symposium for fans of the 19th-century English author participated in an interactive mystery, writing and costuming workshops, film screenings, a Regency ball, a Sunday tea and more.

Phillips Ambassador students gather for a group picture in formal attire

Sixteen undergraduates selected as UNC Phillips Ambassadors for study in Asia

Sixteen undergraduate students and one Ph.D. student from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill were selected as Phillips Ambassadors for Summer and Fall 2022 study abroad programs across Asia.

UNC-Chapel Hill's campus at spring time

Loftin named University Manager of the Year

Beverly Loftin, business manager in the department of physics and astronomy and applied physical sciences in the College of Arts & Sciences, was named the 2022 University Manager of the Year.

Rachel Noble at IMS works in the water doing her research.

75 years of research and service

As the institute celebrates its 75th anniversary, director Rick Luettich discusses the mission of the Institute of Marine Sciences, how the institute evolved and why the research produced through the institute is vital to North Carolina.

Students in masks sit at a table and work on a project in the applied physical science minor.

New minor teaches major skills in engineering, entrepreneurship

Students in the new applied sciences and engineering minor are equipped with an entrepreneurial mindset and the engineering skills to thrive in both industry and graduate school.

A black and white photo of Blair Kelley standing outside surrounded by trees.

Blair L.M. Kelley to lead Center for the Study of the American South

Blair L.M. Kelley, a noted scholar of Black history and the African American experience, will be the next director of the Center for the Study of the American South and co-director of the Southern Futures Initiative.

Maria Palmtag sits at a table in the BeAM makerspace surrounded by stuffed animals.

Rising senior Maria Palmtag is helping to enhance BeAM’s textile program

A maker throughout her entire undergraduate career, Palmtag is using her extensive knowledge of makerspace tools to enrich the creative experience for Tar Heels to come.


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