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In "Seeking Justice" Tywayne Ball portrays Jerome Hunter in a re-enactment of a 1921 Warren County trial. (photo by Octavio Jones)

Seeking Justice

UNC folklorist Glenn Hinson and students provided research that informed the re-enactment this summer of a 1921 Warren County court trial where 16 Black men were unfairly accused after being threatened by a white mob.

Alyssa Cooper on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. July 7, 2021. (Jon Gardiner/UNC-Chapel Hill)

Rising senior gives back to local Japanese families

Alyssa Cooper has been working with Southern Bridge International’s Prego Club, which focuses on helping pregnant or post-partum Japanese women in the Triangle navigate the American medical system.

Cover of The Intersector book on the left; photo of Dan Gitterman on the right.

Bookmark This

Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College people, published the first week of each month. This month’s featured book: “The Intersector: How the Public, Non-profit and Private Sectors can Address America’s Challenges,” edited by Daniel P. Gitterman and Neil Britto.

Hyde Hall (home of the Institute for the Arts and Humanities.) Light shines through the windows of Hyde Hall at dusk.

Institute for the Arts and Humanities announces its 2021-2022 faculty fellows

The Institute for the Arts and Humanities has announced its 2021-2022 cohort of Faculty Fellows. The Faculty Fellowship Program offers College faculty the opportunity to pursue ambitious, exciting, artistic and scholarly projects.

From left, graduate student Christine Mikeska and associate professor Benjamin Arbuckle pose in an archaeology lab. They are wearing masks.

Analyzing ancient animal remains

Associate professor Benjamin Arbuckle and graduate student Christine Mikeska are examining remains of animal teeth excavated from two Bronze Age cities — Hattusa and Tell Bderi — to explore fundamental questions about how these early urban centers supported populations of several thousand people.

Shannon Eubanks

Eubanks named University Manager of the Year

Shannon Eubanks, business officer in the department of political science in the College of Arts & Sciences, has been named the 2021 University Manager of the Year.

Emma Rothberg

Ph.D. candidate named Ruth Bader Ginsburg Predoctoral Fellow

The National Women’s History Museum has named Emma Rothberg, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of History, as an inaugural U.S. Supreme Court Ruth Bader Ginsburg Predoctoral Fellow in Gender Studies.