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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.


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NSF $1 million grant to fund research in Galapagos

A jointly led UNC and USFQ research team will use a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to conduct research in the Galapagos and help determine how temperature influences marine ecosystems.


Nikki Salazar at the Parc de la Ciutadella in Barcelona, Spain.

Spring 2022 Carolina Arts & Sciences magazine now online

The spring 2022 issue of Carolina Arts & Sciences, the alumni magazine of the College of Arts & Sciences, is now online. On the cover: UNC’s Study Abroad Office adapted its programming during the pandemic, creating new global learning opportunities for students at home while helping others travel internationally safely.


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Roots of Afro-Latin rhythms

Researchers speak to Black dancers, choreographers, musicians, and academics about the roots of various Afro-Latin rhythms, the role of dance and music in identity formation, and how racism manifests in the Afro-Latin dance scene.


UNC researchers create new platform to improve organ transplantation

In an effort to improve patient access to organs and transplantation, Eric Weimer and Katherine Newhall combined their expertise to create an AI-driven approach to virtual crossmatching.


Graduate student Araad Fisher stands in Carmichael gym.

Araad Fisher: ‘Be persistent on the path to accomplishing your goals’

Araad Fisher (M.A. ’22) researches the relationship between college athletic participation and socioeconomic mobility in UNC’s highly ranked graduate sport administration program. We caught up with Fisher for Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week.


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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.