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Two female students work together at a table solving an engineering problem.

UNC to offer undergraduate degree in applied sciences in fall 2024

Beginning this fall, the College of Arts and Sciences’ department of applied physical sciences will offer a B.S. in applied sciences that connects engineering to the liberal arts.


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The Process Series explores “Voices | Visions and Revisions” in its 16th season

The Process Series’ 16th season, “Voices | Visions and Revision,” will focus on the voices of the artists through whose eyes we see our world anew and the process through which those artists arrive at the works we see.


Lee Weisert plays a toy piano at home, where a full keyboard and microphone is set up to the side and his bed is behind him.

Lee Weisert goes behind the scenes on his ‘Recesses’ album

Lee Weisert chatted with the department of music about his new album ‘Recesses,’ the processes that made it and the people and places that inspired it.


Two students lean into a project at MakerFest to conduct an experiment.

Get to know MakerFest, UNC’s celebration of Tar Heel makers

Each semester, Be a Maker (BeAM) hosts a showcase of the innovations made possible by technologies and tools at Carolina’s makerspace network. Take a walk through last semester’s MakerFest in this photostory.


Carolina Asia Center trains Fort Liberty soldiers

UNC faculty provide soldiers meaningful expertise in Asian language, culture and history.


Carl Rodriguez stands in front of a chalkboard with writing on it.

Rodriguez awarded Warner prize from American Astronomical Society

Carl Rodriguez, assistant professor of physics and astronomy, has been awarded the 2024 Helen B. Warner Prize from the American Astronomical Society.


Saleemah Sharpe tosses sticky notes into the air as people sitting on chairs watch.

‘Every Brilliant Thing’ uses theater to build resilience

It’s a show. It’s a health and wellness initiative. And free performances for faculty, staff and students begin Jan. 10.


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