First-year college students are reporting drinking less alcohol and having fewer episodes of binge drinking four months into the coronavirus pandemic than they were before the pandemic started, according to a study by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
UNC folklorist Glenn Hinson and students provided research that informed the re-enactment this summer of a 1921 Warren County court trial where 16 Black men were unfairly accused after being threatened by a white mob.
Alyssa Cooper has been working with Southern Bridge International’s Prego Club, which focuses on helping pregnant or post-partum Japanese women in the Triangle navigate the American medical system.
Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College people, published the first week of each month. This month’s featured book: “The Intersector: How the Public, Non-profit and Private Sectors can Address America’s Challenges,” edited by Daniel P. Gitterman and Neil Britto.
The Institute for the Arts and Humanities has announced its 2021-2022 cohort of Faculty Fellows. The Faculty Fellowship Program offers College faculty the opportunity to pursue ambitious, exciting, artistic and scholarly projects.
Associate professor Benjamin Arbuckle and graduate student Christine Mikeska are examining remains of animal teeth excavated from two Bronze Age cities — Hattusa and Tell Bderi — to explore fundamental questions about how these early urban centers supported populations of several thousand people.
Shannon Eubanks, business officer in the department of political science in the College of Arts & Sciences, has been named the 2021 University Manager of the Year.