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Making data science connections

February 4, 2022

Whether the research involves satirical French cartoons, mutating tumors or ancient Greek tombstones, three Carolina faculty say using datasets opens doors to discovery.

Setting the Art World Ablaze

November 19, 2021

Upon discovering a series of political cartoons mocking artists in 18th– and 19th-century France, art historian Kathryn Desplanque couldn’t stop searching for them. Now, she has amassed more than 500 and is using them to redefine how we think about art in modern-day society.

225 Years of Carolina Architecture

September 13, 2019

Updated edition of a seminal 1986 book celebrates the history of the beautiful UNC-Chapel Hill campus through the story of its buildings.

Students embrace the roots of photography

May 18, 2018

In an era when photographs made with cellphones and digital cameras have become the norm, some Carolina students have chosen to embrace the art form’s more analog past. In the “Darkroom Photography” course, taught by assistant professor Gesche Würfel, students use older cameras that require film to operate and spend hours tucked away in the Hanes Art Center darkroom to make their photos come to life.