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Text on left: Planting a Sense of Place: Undergraduate students, under the leadership of American studies professor Daniel Cobb, planted a garden inspired by their transcriptions of the diary of 20th century American Indian writer D'Arcy McNickle. Photo on the right: Two students sit on the ground in the garden.
Bryan Stevenson wears a suit and speaks into a microphone at a podium.

Bryan Stevenson to deliver Spring Commencement address

The civil rights lawyer and leader of the Equal Justice Initiative will address the Class of 2023 on May 14.


Nuria Shin and Casey Mentch stand next to one another on the steps of Hill Hall, the music department's main building.

The music department wants to know: What is the soundtrack to finals season?

Music students Nuria Shin and Casey Mentch asked Tar Heels which songs they listen to when it is time to hit the books.


Alice Bennett stands in front of the Old Well, which is wrapped in holiday lights.

A slight change of plans

Friends, professors and fascinating coursework helped guide senior Alice Bennett to the most meaningful aspects of her Carolina experience –– and a degree in American studies.


Tyler Vaughan leans back in his chair in a Carolina blue office. His laptop is open on his desk. Behind him are bookshelves and a globe.

Serving his country and Carolina

When senior Tyler Vaughan graduates this month, he will do so as a newly commissioned Marine second lieutenant and a new dad.


Dr. Frederick P. Brooks, Jr.

Remembering Department Founder Dr. Frederick P. Brooks, Jr.

The College of Arts and Sciences mourns the loss of Dr. Frederick P. Brooks, Jr., department of computer science founder and tremendous colleague and friend to so many.


A decorative graphic of three people looking at books with a magnifying glass

‘Highly cited researchers’ list names 35 from Carolina

This year, more than 30 researchers from Carolina made Clarivate’s Highly Cited Researchers list as trailblazers in research among their peers, including five from UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences.


An American flag is raised on a flagpole

Carolina students will help to share veterans’ stories in ‘After the War’

The Mellon Foundation-funded digital archive of veteran experiences will debut in June 2023 and is presented in part by UNC’s Southern Oral History Program. 


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