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Hyde Hall (home of the Institute for the Arts and Humanities.) Light shines through the windows of Hyde Hall at dusk.

Institute for the Arts and Humanities announces its 2021-2022 faculty fellows

The Institute for the Arts and Humanities has announced its 2021-2022 cohort of Faculty Fellows. The Faculty Fellowship Program offers College faculty the opportunity to pursue ambitious, exciting, artistic and scholarly projects.

The phrase #GDTBATH (meaning Good Day to Be a Tar Heel) is in the top left corner with Sarah Paschal's name in the bottom right. Sarah is shown jumping rope in the air.

#GDTBATH: Sarah Paschal

Rising junior Sarah Paschal has spent the past two years training and performing with Carolina Jump Rope. The group competes against other universities and jump rope clubs from around the country and dazzles crowds with spins and flips.

Addie Wilson dressed in yellow Tshirt smiles at the camera while holding a piece of equipment containing bees.

A buzz about Carolina

Senior Addie Wilson has always been interested in environmentalism, but what that looked like changed after she learned about the Carolina Beekeeping Club.

Plant immune proteins trigger cell death

Plant cells self-destruct to survive. After detecting a pathogen, they set off a chain reaction that ultimately destroys them, preventing disease from spreading. Now, scientists, led by UNC biologist Jeff Dangl, have discovered the mechanism behind this self-destruction.

From left, graduate student Christine Mikeska and associate professor Benjamin Arbuckle pose in an archaeology lab. They are wearing masks.

Analyzing ancient animal remains

Associate professor Benjamin Arbuckle and graduate student Christine Mikeska are examining remains of animal teeth excavated from two Bronze Age cities — Hattusa and Tell Bderi — to explore fundamental questions about how these early urban centers supported populations of several thousand people.

From left, Susan Gravely and Bill Ross.

Giving the gift of a global education

Bill Ross surprised his wife, Susan Gravely, with a donation to Carolina study abroad scholarships. Gravely co-founded the Italian dinner and giftware company VIETRI with her mother and sister.

Shannon Eubanks

Eubanks named University Manager of the Year

Shannon Eubanks, business officer in the department of political science in the College of Arts & Sciences, has been named the 2021 University Manager of the Year.