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Southern history revisited
A groundbreaking volume weaves a new narrative of the South from its ancient past to the present, drawing on top scholars’ work in global and Atlantic world history, histories of the African diaspora and environmental history.
From kindergarten to Carolina
Kacie Horton and DeAndre Sawyer have been at each other’s side for almost two decades. The two graduating Tar Heels will celebrate another milestone together this weekend at Spring Commencement.
Preparing to serve
Kat Goodpaster’s was raised to prioritize serving your country in any way you can. At Carolina, the Tar Heel learned to combine her passion for Russian culture and national security for a future career.
Three Air Force cadets selected for U.S. Space Force
The sophomores will become the first UNC-Chapel Hill AFROTC cadets to commission into the U.S. Space Force upon their graduation in 2025.
Hummer and Gladfelter named to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
The newest members of the prestigious academy come from the departments of sociology and biology.
Shuford launches mentorship program with Ravenscroft School
The pilot program linked Ravenscroft high school juniors with students in the Shuford Program in Entrepreneurship this semester; leaders hope to expand the program to other schools.
Gathering oral histories from the LGBTQ community
Oral historian Hooper Schultz is studying the history of gay liberation student activism on college campuses in the United Sates during the 1970s. The first gay conference in the Southeast was held in 1976 on UNC’s campus.