The Mellon-funded Humanities for the Public Good initiative awarded 10 graduate students in the College of Arts & Sciences Professional Pathways Fellowships to focus on socially engaged summer public humanities projects. We asked three of the fellows to tell us about their summer projects in this back-to-school series. Pallavi Gupta (geography) worked on a photo-narrative project with a group of … Continued
As a Town Council intern, rising junior Daniel Bowen is making his adopted hometown of Chapel Hill a better place to live.
The Odum Institute, the first social science research center in the world, has trained and supported hundreds of researchers specializing in everything from anthropology to city and regional planning to public health for the past 95 years. And it all exists thanks to the determination of one eccentric man.
A new study reveals substantially higher risks of death between ages 1-24 for children living in families with lower levels of parental education, lower levels of family income, and/or for those living in a single parent family – all independent of one another.
After 25 years as director of the UNC Center for Urban and Regional Studies (CURS), Bill Rohe stepped down and entered phased retirement on June 30, 2019. CURS’ Andy Berner sat down with Rohe and talked about his time at the center.
On this week’s episode of UNC’s “Well Said” podcast, rising junior Excellence Perry shares how he hopes to empower incoming Tar Heels as an orientation leader. Perry is pursuing a double major in public relations and advertising in UNC’s School of Media and Journalism and management and society in the College of Arts & Sciences.
UNC-Chapel Hill’s Jodi Magness, researchers and students are the first to find a mosaic art depiction of a scene from the biblical book of Exodus.