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A mindset of service

Former “Lost Boy of Sudan” is pursuing a doctorate in public policy to help advance peace and community in his home country.

Bernard Bell stands with the inaugural Shuford innovators outside.

Candid conversations with influential innovators

The first cohort of Shuford Innovators-in-Residence share diverse expertise and experiences with students in the Shuford Program in Entrepreneurship in the UNC College of Arts & Sciences.

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UNC-Chapel Hill graduate programs ranked among best in nation

U.S. News & World Report’s 2023 “Best Graduate Schools” list names multiple Carolina graduate degree programs in national top 10.

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Forging connections with veterans through literature

English faculty member Hilary Lithgow has led a North Carolina Humanities’ Veterans Reading Group for over five years, building relationships among group participants and reaching across political, social and generational divides.

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New data science school to leverage Carolina’s strengths

Two key campus administrators discuss the School of Data Science and Society as a “signpost” pointing to Carolina’s data science education, research and public service.

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Brain-Body Breakthroughs

Psychoneuroimmunology. It’s a mouthful, but it’s also a burgeoning field addressing how psychological stress impacts the brain and the body. Keely Muscatell is one of just a few scholars conducting research within this realm.

Coastal scientist Laura Moore (left) and dramatic art faculty member Kathryn Hunter-Williams in front of a black curtain in a room in the Center for Dramatic Art.


An upcoming performance set on fictional Rollover Island fuses science and art to show the effects of climate change on one coastal community. The Process Series presents a staged reading of the play March 24-25.

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