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Mosaic showing two animals -- a tiger chasing an ibex.

Archaeological dig in Galilee uncovers mosaics of Samson, commemorative inscriptions

The 11th and final season of excavations in the 1,600-year-old synagogue at Huqoq, led by Carolina Professor Jodi Magness with participation from UNC students, continues to reveal beautiful mosaics.


A girl in a tan hat is shopping in a store. Text on the image reads: "I told a customer I loved her earrings that she apparently made herself! She couldn't stop smiling and made both our days. It's the little things. #kindness #mademyday.

Innovative, interdisciplinary health communication research wins $3 million grant to combat isolation in young adults

Even before U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy issued a dire warning this spring about the loneliness epidemic in America, two UNC researchers had already teamed up to work on a solution.


Zhukhovitskiy granted Army Early Career Award

Alex Zhukhovitskiy, assistant professor of chemistry, has been selected to receive an Early Career Award from the Army Research Office, a directorate of the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Army Research Laboratory.


A flooded city is surrounded by trees and buildings under water.

Digital resource helps community planners prep for natural disasters

The Coastal Resilience Center has launched a website to help communities plan for and evaluate hazards like hurricanes and wildfires. Phil Berke in the College of Arts and Sciences is a leader of the project.


A team of Ph.D. students sits in a circle in chairs, brainstorming ideas.

Sci-athon: Creating Innovative Ideas Through Interdisciplinary Collaboration

Collaboration is one of the most important skills for graduate students to experience. The UNC department of chemistry hosts an annual three-day competition called Sci-athon that invites teams of graduate students from various STEM disciplines to come up with the next big idea in chemistry.


The headshots of six seed grant winners

School of Data Science and Society Announces Six Awards for Data Science Seed Grants

The seed grants are designed to jump start collaborations around interdisciplinary research in data science. Researchers in the College of Arts and Sciences are represented on all six proposals.


Headshot of Alice Marwick

Bookmark This

Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College faculty and alumni. This month’s featured book is “The Private is Political: Networked Privacy and Social Media” (Yale University Press) by Alice E. Marwick, associate professor of communication.