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The Joy of Chinese Cooking

Michelle T. King’s research on culinary nationalism and Chinese cuisine lands at the intersection of gender, food, and transnational Chinese identities.

South Building with a view from Polk Place.

University to switch to remote instruction, reduce residential density

The shift comes after several reported clusters of positive COVID-19 cases over the past week.

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The impact of COVID-19 on North Carolina

UNC public policy fellows spent the summer analyzing the impact of the pandemic to the state of North Carolina.

On the left is a photo of Benjamin Mason Meier and on the right is a photo of his new book cover.

Bookmark This

Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College of Arts & Sciences faculty and alumni. This month’s book: “Foundations of Global Health and Human Rights” by Benjamin Mason Meier.

Jayla Cobbs

Meet a new Tar Heel: Jayla Cobbs

A Junior EMT since she was 14, incoming first-year student Jayla Cobbs is joining the Carolina community to go deeper into the world of medicine.

Clockwise from top left: Tanya Garcia, Tressie McMillan Cottom, Y. Sekou Bermiss, Grace Wu, Rahsaan Barber, Daniel Hurd.

Roll out the welcome mat

Their interests range from neurodegenerative diseases to eating disorders to race, class and gender to playing and teaching jazz saxophone. Meet six of Carolina’s newest faculty members.

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Carolina Away to support incoming students in transition to college life

This fall, Carolina’s incoming first-year and transfer students will have the opportunity to participate in Carolina Away, a new remote learning program designed specifically for the coronavirus pandemic.