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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.


drone galpagos

Protecting the Galapagos Islands

Carolina researchers at the Galapagos Science Center have been shining a light on the challenges presented by human interactions on the islands and working to find the balance between helping the islands’ economy thrive while also protecting the iconic species.


Matthew Wood sits in front of his computer at home, where the words "The Stream of Positivity" are up on the screen.

Health and happiness amid the pandemic

How do you stay healthy and happy when the world is turned upside down? Students in the interdisciplinary “Understanding Health and Happiness” Triple I class are now putting all of the concepts they’ve been learning over the course of the semester to the test.


William Sturkey (photo by Grant Halverson)

Sturkey wins Zócalo Book Prize for “Hattiesburg”

William Sturkey, a historian in UNC’s College of Arts & Sciences, has won the 10th annual Zócalo Public Square Book Prize for “Hattiesburg: An American City in Black and White.”


Hosts Matthew Andrews and Jonathan Weiler podcasting, before social distancing became the norm.

College launches new podcast series, ‘COVID Conversations’

The College of Arts & Sciences is launching “COVID Conversations: Society, Politics and Economics amid the COVID-19 Pandemic,” a podcast series designed to help listeners make sense of the COVID-19 pandemic. The first episode launches Thursday, April 16.