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Two College of Arts and Sciences departments awarded Mellon grants

April 1, 2024

Through the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s new Affirming Multivocal Humanities initiative, 95 grants totaling more than $18 million were awarded to public college and university programs in the humanities. The departments of African, African American and diaspora studies and women’s … Read more

Discussing big ideas around the table

March 27, 2024

Undergraduate student reading groups, hosted by the Philosophy, Politics and Economics Program, meet weekly to discuss challenging topics over noodles and dumplings.

Today is GiveUNC 2024!

March 26, 2024

Show your support for the students, faculty and programs that make Carolina a place like no other. Make a gift today! Visit to show your support for the College of Arts and Sciences!

Carolina research takes the world stage

March 11, 2024

When politicians, business leaders, journalists and academics came together this year at the 2024 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, they were joined by a pair of experts with UNC-Chapel Hill connections who had a clear message to share about … Read more

School of Civic Life and Leadership debuts new minor

March 4, 2024

The College of Arts and Sciences’ School of Civic Life and Leadership, launched last fall with the appointment of nine inaugural faculty, has created a new minor in civic life and leadership with courses designed to provide students with interdisciplinary training in … Read more

2024 University Teaching Awards honor 25 educators

February 26, 2024

The winners, selected from 677 nominations, represent “the best of what Carolina has to offer,” campus leaders said. Many of the winners are from the College of Arts and Sciences.

A soft spot for the embryonic heart

February 12, 2024

Mathematics doctoral student Kirsten Giesbrecht has research passions that span disciplines. With the help of computational modeling and resources in the School of Medicine, she uses mathematics to study blood flow in the embryonic heart before it can be measured.