The National Science Foundation recently awarded a $4.8 million grant to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to help alleviate energy poverty in Southern Africa. Energy poverty is the lack of access to modern energy sources such as electricity and modern fuels -crucial resources to the well-being of individuals and communities, the environment and to the stability and … Continued
Factories of Change: Anthropology and Southern Historical Collection project explores repurposing of former industrial spaces
Led by Rudi Colloredo-Mansfeld, an anthropology professor and the senior associate dean for social sciences and global programs in the College of Arts & Sciences, the “Factories of Change” project brings together an unlikely cohort.
In 2013, we published a story about a new UNC digital collection that documents the state’s history through monuments, shrines and public art. The scholarly adviser to the site is historian Fitz Brundage. In recent days, Brundage has been quoted about Confederate monuments in numerous national publications.
Growing up, incoming Ph.D. student Patricia Dawson took a deep interest in her Cherokee history as she heard inspiring stories about influential family members of the past and present.
Carolina students Diana Scott and Shodeah Kelly participated in the North Carolina Global Distinction Program as community college students.
Griffin Smith has spent a lot of time teaching and mentoring with the Upward Bound Program at Central Carolina Community College, which prepares recent graduates for college.
The White House announced its intent on Aug. 3 to nominate Duke Buchan III ’85 as Ambassador to the Kingdom of Spain and the Principality of Andorra.