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Doing COVID-19 Dirty Work

Employing wastewater epidemiology, UNC microbiologist Rachel Noble is leading a state-wide collaboration tracking novel coronavirus outbreaks across North Carolina.


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Addressing Pandemic Problems

Carolina students, faculty, and staff are engaged in an abundance of projects, making UNC the most cited university in the nation for coronavirus research.


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Collins named senior associate dean for development

Anne H. C. Collins has been named senior associate dean for development in the College of Arts & Sciences and executive director of the Arts and Sciences Foundation.


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New Russian Language Flagship Program launches

Carolina’s new Russian Language Flagship Program allows students in any academic background to intensively study Russian and participate in professional development programming tailored to each student. A new program at Carolina allows students to take a deep dive into Russian language and culture while they gain the skills to become global professionals. Carolina’s Russian Language Flagship Program launched in May … Read more


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2020 Hettleman Prizes awarded to exceptional early-career faculty

The annual Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prizes for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement have been awarded to four promising faculty members who exemplify groundbreaking and innovative research along with future career promise. Three are in the College of Arts & Sciences.


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Study abroad goes virtual

This fall, a group of students in the College of Arts & Sciences are experiencing study abroad virtually with the Universidad San Francisco de Quito in Ecuador. Karla Estrada Perez, a junior majoring in Hispanic linguistics and global studies with a minor in Portuguese, had planned to study abroad this summer. Then, she thought, maybe it would happen in the … Read more


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UNC-Chapel Hill ranks fifth among national public universities for 20th consecutive year

U.S. News & World Report names Carolina Best Value among public universities for 16th time.


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