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The new class of Thorp Faculty Engaged Scholars (group shot, standing outside George Wattt Hill Alumni Center)

UNC faculty recognized for engaged scholarship, work connecting with community

Nine Carolina faculty members, including those in the College of Arts & Sciences, were recognized as Thorp Faculty Engaged Scholars for their community engagement through scholarly endeavors.


Students walk across the sand at the Outer Banks Field Site.

New name, new emphasis, for environmental program at UNC

A new interdisciplinary program in Environment, Ecology and Energy (E³P) will leverage the College’s strengths in natural sciences, social sciences and humanities to teach students how to best manage resources in an ever-changing world.


Portrait of Will McInerney

UNC-Chapel Hill alumnus named 2018 Gates Cambridge Scholar

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill alumnus William McInerney has been awarded a prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship, which provides full support for graduate study at the University of Cambridge in England.


A delegation from the U.S. Department of State International Visitor Leadership Program on foreign policy sit in a FedEx Global Education Center conference room to listen to a panel of Carolina faculty members.

UNC-Chapel Hill hosts International Visitor Leadership Program on foreign policy

A delegation from the U.S. Department of State International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) visited Carolina to examine the role of academia in foreign policy.


Edwina Koch '17 (left), shown on the baseball field,pitched her Paris business venture at Saint Louis University’s Pitch and Catch Competition.

Carolina alumna and entrepreneur makes a Paris pitch

Edwina Koch, who graduated in May with a bachelor’s degree in Romance Languages and a minor from the Shuford Program in Entrepreneurship, started a business with a fellow student from England to help au pairs fill the knowledge gap.


Portrero Hill in San Francisco, California. (photo by Kate Medley). Shot of houses on a terrace.

Center for Community Capital study: Access to opportunity in Potrero Terrace and Annex

Recently, the UNC Center for Community Capital (CCC) completed an assessment of lower-income people’s access to opportunity in two sites – San Francisco’s Potrero Terrace and Annex and New Orleans’s Columbia Parc.


The art and science of leadership

Dean Kevin Guskiewicz shares his thoughts on leadership in this blog post from the Institute for the Arts and Humanities.