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Staff postcard project to memorialize pandemic

February 28, 2022

“I Was Here: Postcards from the Pandemic” lets employees process the past two years through artistic expression, culminating in an exhibit on Arts Everywhere Day April 8.

Economist forecasts omicron’s infectiousness

February 17, 2022

Carolina researcher Peter Reinhard Hansen uses econometrics methods to show that the omicron variant is three times more contagious than delta in an analysis of Danish data. His model can be adapted to predict the infectiousness of future viral variants.

Old religions, new rituals

January 10, 2022

The pandemic has changed ways that some Jews and Christians practice their faith, says a Carolina religious studies expert.

Drinking among first-year college students decreases during pandemic

August 3, 2021

First-year college students are reporting drinking less alcohol and having fewer episodes of binge drinking four months into the coronavirus pandemic than they were before the pandemic started, according to a study by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

A class act

June 8, 2021

Psychology and neuroscience professor Andrea Hussong celebrates the resiliency of her spring-semester undergraduates, who endured pandemic challenges together.

‘Pride and Prejudice’ in the pandemic

March 31, 2021

Energized by a lively series on “Race and the Regency,” “Bridgerton” buzz and an interactive murder mystery, the Jane Austen Summer Program makes its virtual debut.

Easing back into the classroom

March 31, 2021

Around a third of Carolina students are enrolled in at least one in-person class. Here’s a look at how it’s going.

Lights on the Hill

January 28, 2021

Lights on the Hill is a monthly photo feature highlighting College of Arts & Sciences people who are putting service at the forefront as they help to keep the University going during the COVID-19 pandemic … and beyond.

UNC researchers launch “Carolina Tracker,” a resource for pandemic recovery

December 15, 2020

Carolina Tracker project is an online site offering day-to-day information on how North Carolinians’ lives have changed since the onset of the pandemic. Produced by the department of city and regional planning, Carolina Tracker presents easy-to-use, publicly-available data for policymakers and North Carolinians to use.