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New mosaics discovered in synagogue excavations in Galilee

UNC-Chapel Hill archaeologist and project leader Jodi Magness says no other ancient synagogue contains such a rich collection of mosaics depicting biblical stories.


American Council of Learned Societies awards 2016 research fellowships

Faculty and graduate students in the College of Arts and Sciences have won 2016 fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) to support their research. ACLS, based in New York City, is a private, nonprofit federation of national scholarly organizations in the humanities and related social sciences. ACLS fellowships and grants are awarded to scholars for excellence in … Continued


Three from UNC-Chapel Hill selected as 2016 Paul & Daisy Soros Fellows

Aisha Saad ’09, Vishwajith Sridharan ’14, and Heidi Vuletich were recently selected as recipients of The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans.


PlayMakers’ Summer Youth Conservatory to perform musical ‘Violet’

High school thespians train with theater professionals in award-winning program. Show runs July 20-31.


UNC-Chapel Hill alumna named Ertegun Scholar

Jordan Maly-Preuss is one of 18 selected for the elite, University of Oxford graduate program in the humanities


Overusing social media as an adolescent may hurt your love life later on

A study by UNC psychologists shows the predominant use of social media may limit the opportunity to practice in-person conversations that are crucial for adolescents, particularly boys.


Carolina for Kibera co-founder Barcott awarded honorary degree from Dartmouth University

Carolina for Kibera co-founder Rye Barcott ’01 has been awarded an honorary degree by Dartmouth University.