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Preserving endangered Islamic manuscripts

Scholars from the department of African, African American and diaspora studies and a University Libraries digitization specialist traveled to Senegal and Mali to preserve and digitize 6,000 pages of handwritten Islamic manuscripts.


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James W.C. White named College of Arts & Sciences dean

An experienced academic leader, James W.C. White brings more than 30 years of experience, a history of collaborative leadership and a commitment to preparing students for an evolving workforce.


Closeup of Catherine Haas smiling in front of a map of the world in the FedEx building. (photo by Donn Young)

A new publication celebrates all things global

Catherine Haas (M.A. global studies ’22) and fellow graduate students won an Arts Innovation Grant to launch a digital student journal, The Global Gazette.


Collage; photo on left: author Chad Bryant; book cover for "Prague" on the right.

Bookmark This

Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College faculty and alumni. This month’s featured book: “Prague: Belonging in the Modern City” (Harvard University Press) by Chad Bryant, associate professor of history.


Lucía Stavig: Advocating for Indigenous women and communities

Following graduation, Ph.D. student Lucia Stavig plans to continue advocacy work and to uplift the efforts of Indigenous women and communities so they can heal. At Carolina, her adviser was Florence Babb in the department of anthropology in the College of Arts & Sciences. 


Alaina Plauche leans over a table, elbows on the table, smiling at the camera.

‘Go abroad. Say yes.’

Senior Alaina Plauche has heeded her own advice to future Tar Heels about studying abroad. This Carolina Covenant Scholar never could have imagined that her academic journey would take her to Bhutan, Spain, Uganda and Washington, D.C.


Alexis Dennis in her cap and gown in the Coker Arboretum.

A triple Tar Heel

Ph.D. candidate Alexis Dennis will graduate with her third degree from Carolina this weekend and continue the research she began as an undergraduate in 2008.


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