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Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College of Arts & Sciences faculty and alumni. This month’s featured book: “North Carolina: Land of Water, Land of Sky” (UNC Press) by Bland Simpson.


A researcher standing and staring at a volcano

How one UNC undergrad merged science with the great outdoors in the Galapagos

UNC Alum Will Larsen was able to navigate undergraduate research after stumbling upon UNC Center for Galapagos Studies and has now officially published a paper on his research in the Galapagos Islands.


Headshot of Rissi Palmer smiling

Lessons in songwriting and perseverance

Singer-songwriter Rissi Palmer visited Professor Jocelyn Neal’s songwriting class in early October, opening up about her journey in the industry and the lessons she’s learned along the way.


Carolina Tar Heels use high-tech mouthguards in player safety research

Use of the NFL’s mouthguard sensor at collegiate level will broaden, inform head injury reduction efforts for elite athletes.


Portrait of Bo Li outside on campus

Researchers identify how bacteria makes copper into an antibiotic

Chemists at UNC-Chapel Hill and UC Davis discover the microbial process that turns a metal into an antibiotic.


Kimathi Muiruri

UNC-Chapel Hill announces third Rhodes Scholar winner Kimathi Muiruri

Kimathi Muiruri, a 2021 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been selected for the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship, which funds study at the University of Oxford.


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Alumnus named Carolina’s 53rd Rhodes Scholar

Justin Hadad ’21 majored in economics and applied physics and minored in Latin. At Carolina, he was a Morehead-Cain Scholar, a member of Phi Beta Kappa, an Honors Carolina laureate and an entrepreneur.


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