Two faculty selected for National Humanities Center residencies
Hugo Méndez in religious studies and Nina Martin in geography in the College of Arts and Sciences were recently selected for summer residencies at the National Humanities Center — a four-week program to give humanities scholars an opportunity to make progress on a current research project or jump-start a new one.
Lee Weisert releases new album, “Recesses”
Associate Professor Lee Weisert released his latest album, “Recesses,” in April on New Focus Recordings. The album was included in The Best Contemporary Classical on Bandcamp: April 2023 and was praised as a “dazzling universe of electro-acoustic sound.”
Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College faculty and alumni. This month’s featured book is “The Private is Political: Networked Privacy and Social Media” (Yale University Press) by Alice E. Marwick, associate professor of communication.
UNC sets new record of Gilman Scholars
Twenty-one UNC-Chapel Hill students received the U.S. Department of State’s Gilman International Scholarship for study abroad this summer and fall. The number of awardees is a new record for Carolina, three times higher than the usual count of recipients in an award cycle compared to pre-pandemic numbers.
New director of Jewish studies center brings love of classics to her role
Patricia Rosenmeyer takes the helm as the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies celebrates 20 years.
Newest distinguished professors, spring 2023
The University awarded honorary titles and research funding to faculty from five schools plus the College.
New collaborative research may create more accessible, efficient solar energy applications
In innovative new research, distinguished professor Jinsong Huang in the department of applied physical sciences is making strides to improve the efficiency of solar energy.
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