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The Old Well on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. April 8, 2021. (Jon Gardiner/UNC-Chapel Hill)

Nineteen graduate students at UNC receive NSF fellowships

Nineteen graduate students at UNC-Chapel Hill have received prestigious awards from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) for 2021.


From left, Alexandra Odum and Diamond Holloman

The Graduate School announces Horizon and Impact Award winners

Each year, The Graduate School honors graduate students for their powerful discoveries that contribute to a better future for people and communities in North Carolina. Eleven Impact Awards and five Horizon Awards were announced during Graduate and Professional Student Week.


Photo of William Ferris on the left, photo of the book cover on the right.

Bookmark This

Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College of Arts & Sciences faculty and alumni. This month’s book: “I AM A MAN: Photographs of the Civil Rights Movement, 1960-1970” by William R. Ferris.


From left, Samara Perez Labra and Kevin Giff. (Submitted photos)

When service-learning comes full circle

Sophomore Samara Perez Labra is working on community development and revitalization initiatives at Habitat for Humanity of Orange County alongside Carolina alumnus Kevin Giff.


In a class using COVID-19 best practices, Teaching Assistant Professor Samba Camara leads an Introduction to Africa course. (Jon Gardiner/UNC-Chapel Hill)

Post-pandemic life: recovery and revelations in education

In part one of a three-part series, two Carolina experts consider the pandemic’s lasting effects on education from kindergarten through college.


On Dec. 1, a goodbye note on the website and a message on the diner’s voicemail thanked customers of Ye Olde Waffle Shoppe for decades of memories. (Grant Halverson ’93)

Taking the Economy’s Temperature

Millions of people are unemployed, many industries are struggling, and some businesses will never open again. Will we recover? UNC economists and financial analysts remain cautiously optimistic.


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The pros and cons of universal basic income

The Well spoke with two College faculty members who have studied universal basic income.