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Depression and anxiety among first-year college students worsen during pandemic

Study by UNC-Chapel Hill shows the impact of social isolation and remote instruction.


University Teaching Awards collage. Clockwise from top: Elizabeth Havice, Frank Leibfarth, Richard Goldberg, Brian Taylor, Yuki Aratake.

Tanner Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

Learn more about how one professor made his large classes feel small and another showed how topics studied in class are applied and used .


An African American family sits around the kitchen table talking.

Carolina Population Center receives $38.2 million to study adult health and aging

The new grants will enable researchers to follow the original adolescent cohort into their 40s with a sixth wave of data collection and dissemination.


Exchange students from Asia enjoy Chinese lanterns after a meal prepared by ambassadors.

Three undergraduates selected as UNC Phillips Ambassadors

Since the Phillips Ambassadors Program began in 2007, the scholarship program has supported approximately 360 undergraduates studying abroad in Asia.


Valerie Bernhardt faces the camera smiling. PHoto by Donn Young

Lights on the Hill

Lights on the Hill is a monthly photo feature highlighting College of Arts & Sciences people who are putting service at the forefront. This month: Valerie Bernhardt, administrative manager, department of Germanic and Slavic languages and literatures.


Nature’s Compass

How can animals travel thousands of miles on a migratory path yet most people need to rely on GPS to get around town? UNC researcher Brian Taylor explores the ability of many animals to use the earth’s magnetic field for navigation in hopes of improving humanmade systems.


Students studying on campus on Feb. 9, 2021. (Johnny Andrews/UNC-Chapel Hill) (with masks and laptops)

Ensuring student success

As part of the Carolina Next strategic plan, the University is better preparing students to be successful in a data-driven world.


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