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Allison Dawn pictured standing in front of a waterway at sunset

#GDTBATH: Allison Dawn

Senior Allison Dawn has been using drone aerial imagery and tag data to study foraging patterns of blue whales, establishing baseline patterns and behaviors for the animals.

A screenshot on Google Earth of Bahrain and its surrounding geography

The anthropology of air conditioning in the Arab Gulf

Marwa Koheji was awarded a CURS-supported National Science Foundation dissertation grant to investigate how and why air conditioning has become so popular in Bahrain.

Communication chair Pat Parker stands at the podium with a yellow Media Art Space sign beside her.

A prescription for media magic

The department of communication’s new Media Art Space @ 108 East Franklin unites media production and performance studies under one roof. It will be a place for Carolina students to fuel their interdisciplinary creative projects.

Lights on the Hill

Lights on the Hill is a monthly photo feature highlighting College people who are putting service at the forefront as they help to keep the University going during the COVID-19 pandemic … and beyond. This month: Christie Hinson Norris, director of Carolina K-12.

Photo of UNC Orchestra students practicing on campus

UNC Symphony Orchestra’s spring concert brings local African American composer’s voice front and center

Funded by Arts Everywhere and the music department, the student orchestra commissioned a new piece from Durham Symphony conductor and composer William Henry Curry.

Photo of Kay Youngstrom posing on UNC-Chapel Hill's campus

Kay Youngstrom

Through an internship with Med Aditus, Kay Youngstrom uses data analysis to address which of the company’s drugs are most accessible and least susceptible to counterfeits in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Photo of a student studying in front of Wilson Library on UNC-Chapel Hill's campus

UNC-Chapel Hill places in the top 5 of The Princeton Review’s Best Value Colleges

UNC-Chapel Hill also ranked second on the list of public universities for financial aid and fifth among best value public colleges for students with no demonstrated financial need.