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Black opera enters a golden age

February 6, 2023

Artists debut new works about Black culture and history while scholars like Naomi André rediscover pieces long hidden in segregation’s shadows.

Desperately Seeking Salamanders

January 30, 2023

Two undergraduates in the College of Arts and Sciences search for salamanders in western North Carolina — and find so much more.

3D imaging project brings Nepali sacred site to life

January 23, 2023

Religious studies scholar Lauren Leve partnered with a computer science class last semester to further her ongoing work to create an annotated 3D model of Swayambhunath, an ancient holy site in Nepal’s Kathmandu Valley.

Happy Holidays Tar Heels!

December 19, 2022

Wishing all of our Tar Heels a safe and restful and peaceful holiday season. Click on the “Explore” button to enjoy a holiday video showing the Old Well being decorated with colorful luminaries.

Hydrologist leads science behind SWOT satellite

December 12, 2022

NASA’s Dec. 15 launch of an eye in the sky to monitor Earth’s water follows 18 years of work by Tamlin Pavelsky, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, and a global team.