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Elizabeth Olson with the words George Johnson Prize on her photo.

Elizabeth Olson is awarded the George Johnson Prize

Elizabeth Olson, Professor and Chair of the Department of Geography at UNC-Chapel Hill, is the 2020 recipient of the George Johnson Prize for Distinguished Achievement by an Institute for Arts and Humanities Fellow.


Tim Morgan in combat fatigue.

Supporting Carolina veterans: Tim Morgan

After a career as an Army Ranger, senior Tim Morgan turned to Carolina to prepare him for his next career in law.


Tania Jenkins holds a copy of her new book, "Doctor's Orders."

Bookmark This

Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College of Arts & Sciences faculty and alumni. This month’s feature: “Doctors’ Orders: The Making of Status Hierarchies in an Elite Profession” by Tania M. Jenkins.


Woman sits on bench with dog. She's wearing a mask. The words It's a Great Day are written on the photo.

#GDTBATH: Tori Bobrowski

After she graduates from Carolina, sociology and psychology major Tori Bobrowski hopes to earn a master’s degree in social work. But the senior has already started serving and supporting community members in need.


Electoral College cartoon ballot box with vote

Rethinking election traditions

The Founding Fathers thought the Electoral College was a good idea, and Congress picked Tuesday as the best day to vote back in 1845. But are these election traditions still relevant today?


Landscape photo shows the paramo or high altitude grasslands in Ecuador.

A Terrific Trio

Three undergraduate researchers, under the leadership of UNC-Chapel Hill geographer Diego Riveros-Iregui, spent two months in Ecuador’s northern Andes Mountains exploring climate change.


Photo of William Sturkey in front of a brick wall

Hettleman Award winner William Sturkey

William Sturkey is an associate professor in the Department of History and a recipient of the 2020 Hettleman Award for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement.