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A Family’s Legacy of Education and Curiosity

A strong affinity for UNC and a profound belief in the life changing influence of education inspired Nikin ’05 and Rashmi ’05 Shah to establish the Tilak and Aruna Shah Biomedical Engineering Scholarship.


Collage; photo on the left: headshot of Jeff Spinner-Halev, photo on the right: book cover for "Respect and Loathing in American Democracy"

Bookmark This

Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College faculty and alumni. The April featured book is “Respect and Loathing in American Democracy: Polarization, Moralization and the Undermining of Equality” by Jeff Spinner-Halev and Elizabeth Theiss-Morse.


Victoria Rovine stands in front of a colorful background featuring African textiles.

Victoria Rovine named next director of Carolina Public Humanities

Victoria Rovine, professor of art history, has been named the next director of Carolina Public Humanities. She begins her new role on July 1. Rovine succeeds Lloyd Kramer, who has been director of CPH since 2014.


Weiss Fellow Zari Taylor awarded fellowships to teach and continue studies at NYU

Zari Taylor, The Graduate School’s senior fellow for the Weiss Urban Livability Program, will receive her Ph.D. from the department of communication in May. She will be returning home to New York City to join NYU in the fall.


Zack Hall stands in front of a large hallway of mainframes and computers.

Mentors, matter

Ph.D. student Zack Hall has made an impact at Carolina through his research of subatomic particles and by supporting undergraduate physicists.


Andrew Adair stands in front of a chalkboard with mathematical formulas written on it.

Expert in knot theory heads to National Security Agency

Former lawyer Andrew Adair came to Carolina for a doctorate in mathematics, his first passion.


Courtney Halverson in her Carolina cap and gown.

Courtney Halverson ’21 named 2024 Charles B. Rangel Fellow

Courtney Halverson ’21 has been selected as a 2024 fellow for the prestigious Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship Program. The Rangel Fellowship identifies and develops outstanding young professionals to enhance the excellence and diversity of the U.S. Foreign Service.


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