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Linda Cheng

Carolina senior accepted to the Yenching Academy of Peking University

The Yenching Academy of Peking University builds bridges between China and the rest of the world through an interdisciplinary master’s program for outstanding graduates from all over the globe.


Chloe Scattergood (photo by Megan May)

Senior Chloe Scattergood: Uncovering artifacts in Huqoq, Israel

Senior Chloe Scattergood has spent the past two summers uncovering artifacts in Huqoq, Israel, and plans to pursue a master’s degree focused on colonial-era ceramics from the American East Coast.


Megan Raisle

Senior Megan Raisle: Studying climate change across disciplines

Megan Raisle is a senior and Morehead-Cain Scholar double-majoring in environmental studies and geography. She studies climate change across disciplines to uncover how to be a more effective advocate for climate action and understand why it sometimes fails.


Lauren Revis in graduation cap in a yard. Wearing a white dress.

Seek help, do incredible things

We interviewed four graduating seniors about their experience at Carolina. Here are their stories and the advice they would give to fellow graduates. Some kids are obsessed with spy movies and TV crime shows. Senior Lauren Revis never grew out of that phase. She credits English 105i, her first-year writing class at Carolina, with helping her realize she could make … Read more


Gokul Dass stands in front of the Bell Tower.

Be your truest self

We interviewed four graduating seniors about their experience at Carolina. Here are their stories and the advice they would give to fellow graduates. When senior Gokul Dass accepted a job in December at consumer products company Reckitt Benckiser, he had no idea how much the world would change or much his future employer would be thrust into the national spotlight … Read more


Playmakers Theatre, then known as Smith Hall, was the home of the UNC School of Law at the time of this 1915 photo. Durwood Barbour Postcard Collection, North Carolina Collection Photo Archives, Wilson Library.

Bookmark This

Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College of Arts & Sciences faculty and alumni. Featured book: “UNC A to Z: What Every Tar Heel Needs to Know About the First State University” (UNC Press,  April 2020), co-authored by Cecelia Moore (Ph.D. history ’13) and Nicholas Graham.


Perry Hall

Memorial tribute to Professor Perry Hall

Students, faculty, and staff in the department of African, African American and diaspora (AAAD) studies mourn the loss of Professor Perry Hall, who passed away on April 19, 2020.