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Jacqueline Lawton

UNC playwright shines spotlight on underrepresented communities

UNC playwright Jacqueline Lawton strives to change the confines of American theater and to drive the conversations about civil rights through her storytelling.


T.J. Turner '20

T.J. Turner ’20 combines passion for science, culture and space

T.J. Turner made the most of his time at UNC, double majoring in chemistry and Asian studies with a concentration in Japanese.


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Studying students’ COVID-19 experiences

Anthropology research team studies UNC-Chapel Hill student experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Bart D. Ehrman is the author of "Heaven and Hell: A History of the Afterlife." Photo shows a picture of the author, Ehrman beside the book cover of the new book.

Bookmark This

Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College of Arts & Sciences faculty and alumni. This month’s book: “Heaven and Hell: A History of the Afterlife” by Bart D. Ehrman.


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How to have a better day during the pandemic

Passively browsing social media is not good for you — and other useful findings on resilience and happiness from the ​Positive Emotions and Psychophysiology Lab.


Ronit Freeman holds a 3D printed model of the coronavirus.

Molecular approaches to detect and mitigate COVID-19

UNC-Chapel Hill researcher Ronit Freeman wins support to capture and disable coronavirus spikes.


Rocky Mount Mills invoice from 1970.

The story of North Carolina’s Rocky Mount Mills

UNC’s Community Histories Workshop has developed Digital Rocky Mount Mills, a website with resources and information for those interested in the mill’s history, the North Carolina textile industry, K-12 pedagogy, African American genealogy, oral history and memory, historic preservation and economic development.