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How student debt affects Black borrowers more
Biden’s plan to tackle the student loan crisis is a good start, but it doesn’t do enough to address racial disparities, says public policy expert Fenaba Addo.
Reckoning and re-imagining in Warren County
UNC-Chapel Hill folklorist Glenn Hinson and playwright Jacqueline Lawton are working with community members to examine difficult topics in Warren County’s history and to help forge a new future.
Guzzo named new director of the Carolina Population Center
Karen Benjamin Guzzo, has been named the new director of the Carolina Population Center. Guzzo served as professor of sociology at Bowling Green State University, where she was also the director of the Center for Family and Demographic Research. She is a College of Arts and Sciences Ph.D. alumna.
Excavations by UNC-Chapel Hill archaeologist reveal first known depictions of two biblical heroines, episode in ancient Jewish art
This 10th season of excavations in the ancient Galilean synagogue at Huqoq uncovers intricate mosaic floor panels dating back nearly 1,600 years.
Unearthing North Carolina’s past
This summer, undergraduates are experiencing history firsthand as part of the archaeology program’s field school.
Preserving endangered Islamic manuscripts
Scholars from the department of African, African American and diaspora studies and a University Libraries digitization specialist traveled to Senegal and Mali to preserve and digitize 6,000 pages of handwritten Islamic manuscripts.
James W.C. White named College of Arts & Sciences dean
An experienced academic leader, James W.C. White brings more than 30 years of experience, a history of collaborative leadership and a commitment to preparing students for an evolving workforce.