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A monumental visual history

Researchers working on a digital archive mark a major milestone by documenting over 1,000 historical monuments in all 100 North Carolina counties, painting a picture of the changing landscape of the state through physical objects.

Walking through women’s history at Carolina

An undergraduate history class created a walking tour of Carolina’s campus that highlights the range of women’s experiences at the University.

2022 Board of Governors’, Sitterson, Mentor and Friday Teaching Awards

Learn about laughing meditation field trips, 30-second personal pitch sessions and other ways these award winners engage students.

Four graduate alumni receive The Graduate School Dean’s Distinguished Dissertation Award

Each year, The Graduate School recognizes four doctoral candidates or recent doctoral graduates for creating exceptional dissertations.

Former Ambassador to Brazil on skills for a successful career in international affairs

Ambassador (Ret.) Liliana Ayalde believes that risks, passion, language-learning and diversity are vital attributes to the makings of a strong leader in the world of foreign affairs.

A picture from the war in Ukraine with protestors having signs that read "No War"

War in Ukraine: What are our experts saying?

Hundreds tuned in March 2 to hear a Carolina panel’s responses to the crisis at a GAA Think Fast webinar.

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2022 Tanner Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

Learn why one instructor assigned his students to do “The Twist,” how five-question lecture quizzes became a surprising class favorite and more.