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Daniel Wood as Ramses sits in the football stands.

Behind the horns

Senior Daniel Wood has spent the past four years as one of the most recognizable Tar Heels on campus without anybody knowing it was him. Ahead of his graduation this weekend, get to know the student behind Rameses.


From left: Ralph Baric, Jenny Ting and Virginia Gray.

American Academy of Arts & Sciences elects 3 from Carolina

The newest members of this prestigious institution, founded in 1780, include Ralph Baric, Virginia Gray and Jenny Ting.


Lucas Risinger stands on a beach. His name is on the photo along with #GDTBATH.

#GDTBATH: Lucas Risinger

Carolina senior Lucas Risinger is among the three Tar Heels studying at Kyrgyzstan’s American University of Central Asia this year as part of the UNC Russian Flagship Program.


Celebrated chemist Frank Ivy Carroll committed to ‘doing something good’

Frank Ivy Carroll (Ph.D. ’61), has more than 500 publications and 50 patents to his name ranging from treating addiction to the diagnosis of debilitating diseases, and yet — he calls his greatest achievement supporting graduate students.


Collage of different UNC classrooms after the COVID-19 pandemic

Cutting-edge classrooms emerge from pandemic

In overcoming challenges caused by COVID-19, faculty and staff have added and adapted technology to improve learning flexibility in classrooms across campus.


Students Grace Newhall and Bashi Hariharan from the Anthropology 418 class examine pottery pieces under the guidance of Professor Vin Steponaitis. (Johnny Andrews/UNC-Chapel Hill)

Reconstructing the past

Students in a hands-on anthropology course piece together ancient ceramics, learn to fire pottery and cook with pots over a fire to study the history of pottery.


Headshot of Kate Brandt

Graduate student Kate Brandt honored for distinguished service

The Graduate School has named Ph.D. student Kate Brandt as the 2022 recipient of the Boka W. Hadzija Award for Distinguished University Service, one of the Chancellor’s Awards at UNC-Chapel Hill.


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