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Guskiewicz appointed interim chancellor

A neuroscientist and internationally recognized expert on sport-related concussions, Kevin Guskiewicz joined Carolina’s faculty in 1995 and has served as dean of the College of Arts & Sciences since January 2016. As interim chancellor, he will chart a course for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Alex Floch sits on the steps of South Building with Rameses in 2017. (Photo by Kimberly Rivers.)

A Tar Heel at the Super Bowl

Carolina alumnus Alex Floch is no stranger to being on the sidelines of big games. On Sunday night, he’ll be on the field for Super Bowl LIII as the mascot manager for the LA Rams.

Students in Glenn Hinson's "Descendants Project" class interviewed three generations of descendants of Warren County lynching victims at the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. (photo by Hannah Evans) (photo shows a night-time view of the museum with the Washington Monument in the background).

‘Much learning and healing happened’

Through a fall 2018 research-intensive QEP class, students interviewed nine descendants of a 1921 North Carolina lynching victim at the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. Their oral history interviews will be archived at the museum and in Wilson Library as part of the ongoing Descendants Project, which will capture the stories of living family … Continued

Mary Sue Coleman delivered the Thomas Willis Lambeth Distinguished Lecture in Public Policy. (photo by Johnny Andrews). She is shown here giving a lecture at t podium to the audience in Hamilton Hall auditorium.

Lambeth Lecture speaker discusses importance of higher education

Association of American Universities president Mary Sue Coleman calls for restoration of university-government partnerships during lecture at UNC-Chapel Hill.

Ready, Set, Brake

While autonomous vehicles begin to appear on roadways, gaps in knowledge are blocking the way to their full integration. Researchers at UNC are asking the tough questions to ensure that the driverless car picking you up will be safe for passengers, bicyclists, and pedestrians alike.

As the associate director of Carolina’s Research Laboratories of Archaeology, Steve Davis leads excavations on campus. (photo courtesy of UNC-Chapel Hill)

Well Said: Carolina archaeology

On this episode of the “Well Said” UNC podcast, Steve Davis discusses an archaeological discovery at the Carolina Inn and how he uses 3D technology to preserve moments in time. For Steve Davis, archaeology is everywhere. “I mean, it’s literally right underneath your feet if you know what to work for,” said Davis. As the associate director of Carolina’s Research … Continued

Image shows the words "University Research Week Nov. 5-9:" and a picture of a plant on one side and a notebook with writing on the other side.

Let your research shine!

Join the Office of Undergraduate Research in celebrating University Research Week on campus, The theme is “Creating a Better Tomorrow.”