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The universal appeal of ‘A Christmas Carol’

On the 176th anniversary of its publication, experts on British literature and acting explain the enduring appeal of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol.”


winter graduates in their commencement gowns chat and raise their hands to the ceiling in joy.

Congrats graduates!

Grammy Award-winning professor Bill Ferris encouraged Carolina’s newest graduates to seek out people who can inspire and teach them on their new journeys.


Kevin Guskiewicz (photo by Donn Young)

Kevin Guskiewicz named 12th chancellor of UNC-Chapel Hill

University of North Carolina System Interim President Bill Roper today named Kevin M. Guskiewicz as the 12th chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Guskiewicz, who has served as interim chancellor at UNC-Chapel Hill, will assume this new role effective immediately. He is former dean of the College of Arts & Sciences.


The Asian studies department celebrated the launch of the Korean studies major with Korean cultural performances on Nov. 1.

University adds Korean studies major

Korean studies majors will take Korean language courses as well as courses in Korean culture, literature, history and politics.


Carolina alumni named Schwarzman Scholars

The master’s degree program supports study at China’s prestigious Tsinghua University and bridges the academic and professional worlds to educate students about leadership and China’s expanding role in the world.


Two alumnae named recipients of Marshall Scholarship

Anne Sutton, a 2018 graduate with degrees in music and geography, and Olivia Holder, who earned a bachelor’s degree in history in 2018, are Carolina’s 19th and 20th Marshall Scholars.


Spring 2020 Cohort

Six undergraduates selected as UNC Phillips Ambassadors for study in Asia

Six undergraduates from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have been selected as Phillips Ambassadors for study abroad programs in Asia in 2020. Two scholarship recipients will study in Singapore, two in Taiwan, one in South Korea and one in Thailand.