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A circuitous path

September 26, 2022

Brian Hogan’s journey to becoming a teaching professor in the College of Arts and Science’s chemistry department has been anything but a straight path. But through perseverance and asking for help, the Tar Heel found a way to quiet the … Read more

21 Days at Sea

September 16, 2022

Junior Stephanie Caddell spent three weeks on a research vessel in the Atlantic Ocean studying microbial activity in the deep ocean. Both the research she completed and the journey itself increased her passion for understanding and protecting the earth. “We … Read more

How student debt affects Black borrowers more

September 6, 2022

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. The associate professor of public policy, who is also a Carolina Population Center … Read more

A maker mindset

August 29, 2022

BeAM, Carolina’s makerspace network, is home to a variety of tools and technologies available to Tar Heels across all majors. This summer, senior Levi Tox used those tools and his expertise as a maker to create an efficient — and … Read more

Area studies centers awarded $12 million

August 22, 2022

UNC-Chapel Hill area studies centers will receive approximately $12 million in competitive federal Title VI funding to support language and area studies coursework, global programming and events, and outreach and opportunities for educators.

Welcome to the new semester, Tar Heels

August 15, 2022

Tar Heels gathered in the Dean Smith Center for New Student Convocation, and the Carolina community welcomed students to campus for the first week of classes, which began on Aug. 15.

Bookmark This

August 8, 2022

Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College faculty and alumni. This month’s featured book, just in time for back to school, is Inclusive Teaching: Strategies for Promoting Equity in the College Classroom by Kelly A. Hogan … Read more

Tar Heels in the field in the Galapagos

July 25, 2022

One of Carolina’s most significant research footprints abroad is the Galapagos Science Center. Meet some of the researchers from the College of Arts and Sciences who are conducting their research 2,600 miles away on the Galapagos Islands.

Reckoning and re-imagining in Warren County

July 19, 2022

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.