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Carolina celebrates African American Heritage Month

Observed each February, African American Heritage Month commemorates the people and movements that have advanced civil rights and social equality. Beverly Guy-Sheftall will headline the month’s festivities at the annual African American History Month Lecture on Feb. 17 at 7 p.m.


Ruth von Bernuth, director of the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies, delivers a guest lecture in the "Confronting Antisemitism" course. (photo by Donn Young)

Confronting Antisemitism

In a new one-credit-hour course that is part of the College of Arts & Sciences’ Countering Hate initiative, students are learning from guest speakers who address a wide range of topics around the theme of “Confronting Antisemitism.”


Entrepreneurship students sit in a classroom with their laptops.

Entrepreneurship infused

Carolina students from the Shuford Program in Entrepreneurship and Kenan-Flagler Business School carve inventive learning paths that combine anything-but-ordinary experiences.


Idea Machine graphic shows the words NSF Idea Machine" on a teal background, with a bunch of machine gears.

Biologist Karin Pfennig wins grand prize in NSF’s Idea Machine competition

Winning entries will help inform NSF’s research agenda through the nation’s 250th anniversary in 2026 and beyond.


Photo of Jonah Lewis also shows the words of his name and the phrase "#GDTBATH"

#GDTBATH: Jonah Lewis

By day, junior Jonah Lewis studies history and information science at Carolina. But at night, you’ll find him performing comedy at open mic nights around Chapel Hill.


Graphic illustration by the Robertson Scholars Leadership Program shows two students walking side by side through a Duke wall into the Old Well.

Partners in leadership

Launched in 2000, the Robertson Scholars Leadership Program helps Carolina and Duke students reach their full leadership potential through year-round programming and the opportunity for students to take courses at the other campus.


John Bruno

Focus Carolina: John Bruno

John Bruno is a marine ecologist and professor in the Department of Biology. His research is focused on the impact of climate change on the ocean and marine ecosystems.


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