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Rooted: Karla Slocum

January 5, 2023

Karla Slocum has worked for UNC-Chapel Hill for 27 years in a variety of roles, most recently as senior associate dean for diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) for the UNC College of Arts and Sciences. She is also a professor of anthropology and the Thomas Willis Lambeth Distinguished Chair in Public Policy.

Candid conversations with influential innovators

March 30, 2022

The first cohort of Shuford Innovators-in-Residence share diverse expertise and experiences with students in the Shuford Program in Entrepreneurship in the UNC College of Arts & Sciences.

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.

From Carolina to LinkedIn

September 24, 2021

Carolina alumna Clare MacDonald has tapped into the skills she gained studying political science and studio art in the College of Arts & Sciences to propel herself to a career as a product designer for LinkedIn.

‘The wonder that’s there’

April 23, 2021

In the Last Lecture for the Class of 2021, associate professor and folklorist Glenn Hinson shared lessons learned in a life of collecting the stories of others.

Setting a Field Alight

November 16, 2020

With support from UNC student researchers, Benjamin Mason Meier has finalized a first-of-its-kind textbook integrating human rights policy into public health education — a guiding light to aid the next generation of researchers.

Elizabeth Olson is awarded the George Johnson Prize

November 12, 2020

Elizabeth Olson, Professor and Chair of the Department of Geography at UNC-Chapel Hill, is the 2020 recipient of the George Johnson Prize for Distinguished Achievement by an Institute for Arts and Humanities Fellow.

Bookmark This

November 6, 2020

Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College of Arts & Sciences faculty and alumni. This month’s feature: “Doctors’ Orders: The Making of Status Hierarchies in an Elite Profession” by Tania M. Jenkins.