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Bookmark This

Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College faculty and alumni. This month’s featured book: “Reading Medieval Ruins: Urban Life and Destruction in Sixteenth-Century Japan” by Morgan Pitelka.


left: headshot of Lyneise Williams at a desk with various writings; right: headshot of Uredo Agada

Q&A with Friday Award Recipients Uredo Agada and Lyneise Williams

Professor Lyneise Williams and sophomore Uredo Agada report on their joint research project that was sponsored by the William C. Friday Arts and Humanities Research Award.


Cayla Colclasure sits at a desk in Wilson Library flipping through documents related to her research.

Prison camps and the Western North Carolina Railroad

Southern Futures Townsend Fellow Cayla Colclasure is studying the prison labor that built the Western North Carolina Railroad, which weaves through Old Fort in McDowell County, North Carolina.


Bookmark This

Bookmark This is a monthly feature that highlights new books by College faculty and alumni. This month’s featured book is “The Sewing Girl’s Tale: A Story of Crime and Consequences in Revolutionary America” by John Sweet.


Fenaba Addo stands outside near a tree.

How student debt affects Black borrowers more

Biden’s plan to tackle the student loan crisis is a good start, but it doesn’t do enough to address racial disparities, says public policy expert Fenaba Addo.


The Warren County Courthouse in Warren County, NC.

Reckoning and re-imagining in Warren County

UNC-Chapel Hill folklorist Glenn Hinson and playwright Jacqueline Lawton are working with community members to examine difficult topics in Warren County’s history and to help forge a new future.


Guzzo named new director of the Carolina Population Center

Karen Benjamin Guzzo, has been named the new director of the Carolina Population Center. Guzzo served as professor of sociology at Bowling Green State University, where she was also the director of the Center for Family and Demographic Research. She is a College of Arts and Sciences Ph.D. alumna.


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