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New research on imposter stars may improve astronomical data

UNC-Chapel Hill measures flashes of light, often mistaken for stars, reflecting off satellites and space trash in Earth’s orbit.


Tania Jenkins holds a copy of her new book, "Doctor's Orders."

Bookmark This

Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College of Arts & Sciences faculty and alumni. This month’s feature: “Doctors’ Orders: The Making of Status Hierarchies in an Elite Profession” by Tania M. Jenkins.


In a pre-pandemic photo, sports administration faculty gather in Carolina’s Kenan Stadium (l-r): Nels Popp, Brad Bates, Erianne Weight, Barbara Osborne, Jonathan Jensen, Bob Malekoff.

Rise in the rankings

Offering real-world experience, academic theory and classes that pay attention to social issues, Carolina’s graduate sport administration program ranks 11th internationally.


Logo of Tri Alpha says Alpha Alpha Alpha with the year established 2018

Honor society to recognize achievements of first-generation college students

A new campus chapter of the Tri Alpha Honors Society recognizes and celebrates the academic achievements of first-generation undergraduate students, graduate students and even faculty and staff members who were the first in their families to attend college.


Dr. Rick Leuttich, director of the UNC Center for Natural Hazards and Disasters, uses computer modeling to predict storm surge from hurricanes and the areas effected.

UNC Researchers Receive NSF Grant to Study Extreme Weather Events with Interdisciplinary Approach

Piehler, along with Elizabeth Frankenberg and Rick Luettich, are leading a new project combining methods, insights, and data to develop adaptation and mitigation strategies for future storms and flooding.


Clara Yang with social media graphics surrounding her

Carolina People: Clara Yang

Clara Yang, associate professor and head of keyboard studies in the music department, speaks about her work amidst COVID-19.


Flyer shows a flag in the background with a man's hand holding a mock ballet with Sabato lecture details on it. Sabato delivered the College of Arts & Sciences' Frey Lecture last week on election predictions.

Sabato offers national, state election predictions

Compared to 2016, this year there are more polls, higher-quality polls and pollsters who are driven to get it right, Sabato told Frey Lecture attendees.