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Galápagos: A gateway for global research

UNC Center for Galápagos Studies has been a hub of collaborative research activity. Diego Riveros-Iregui and Amanda Thompson, the center’s new interim co-directors, strive to use their own experiences from the islands to expand its reach as a world-renowned research institution.


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On Being Human

As many scholars identify what makes humans similar to other creatures, UNC philosophy professor Susan Wolf strives to discover other attributes that make us unique.


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Frank Bruni to deliver Spring Commencement address

New York Times opinion writer, acclaimed author and Carolina alumnus Frank Bruni will return to Chapel Hill to address the Class of 2022.


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Jim Lampley trades sports desk for classroom

As a network sportscaster, Jim Lampley covered 14 Olympics. Now he teaches students the history of broadcast storytelling and how technology shaped it.


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Six undergraduates selected as UNC Phillips Ambassadors for study in Asia

Six undergraduates from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill were selected as Phillips Ambassadors for Spring 2022 study abroad programs in Asia.


From left, Christina Burch, Kelly Hogan and Mara Evans sit around a table talking with masks on.

AAU award will support project on effective teaching evaluation in STEM

The department of biology in UNC-Chapel Hill’s College of Arts & Sciences is one of five STEM departments nationwide to receive a $100,000 award from the Association of American Universities.


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A mentor for future scientists

As a Chancellor’s Science Scholar, Carolina senior Dalal Azzam found the opportunities and support to thrive in the research lab and in her studies. Now, the Tar Heel is paying that support forward by serving as a mentor for more young scientists.


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