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Southern Futures is a new campuswide initiative that supports cutting-edge scholarship, creative endeavors and thoughtful conversations across disciplines, in partnership with the Center for the Study of the American South, the College of Arts & Sciences, Carolina Performing Arts, University Libraries and Southern communities. Its mission is to "Reimagine the American South.” Read or download the full magazine as a PDF here.


Video: Tyree Daye

Miss Mary Mack Introduces Her Wings

Creative writing associate professor Tyree Daye reads "Miss Mary Mack Introduces Her Wings" from his new book of poems, Cardinal (Copper Canyon Press, 2020). Read a profile on Daye in the fall 2020 issue.

Video: Dirty Work

Doing COVID-19 Dirty Work

Employing wastewater epidemiology — proven useful in outbreaks of polio and opioid use — UNC microbiologist Rachel Noble is leading a state-wide collaboration tracking novel coronavirus outbreaks across North Carolina, gaining insight that testing individuals does not offer. Read the full story from Endeavors.

Video: Virtually, Viv with Billy Crudup

Virtually, Viv with Billy Crudup

PlayMakers Repertory Company Producing Artistic Director Vivienne Benesch talks with alumnus Billy Crudup (RTVMP ’90) in a new virtual series featuring industry professionals in a “fireside chat” with Benesch.


Blurry abstract downtown Chapel Hill street scene. You can see the Julians and CVS Pharmacy signs.

Southern Futures: Diverse voices for a changing region

Southern Futures is a new campuswide initiative that supports cutting-edge scholarship, creative endeavors and thoughtful conversations across disciplines.

Tyree Daye holds a book and is sitting on the steps outside a building.

A Poet’s Southern Atlas

Poet Tyree Daye's newest collection, "Cardinal," explores themes of the Great Migration through his lens as a Black man navigating away from — and returning to — the place he calls home.

Serhan Ziya’s research on allocating medical resources achieved new urgency during COVID-19.

A pandemic shapes a modeler’s research vision

Professor Serhan Ziya is applying his expertise in operations research to help hospitals and emergency departments during the current pandemic.

Lindsey Jefferies in her Army National Guard uniform.

Mission always, people first

Alumna Lindsey Jefferies levels her wings, both in the cockpit and out.

Photo of Leon Livingston

Summer Bridge helped a pediatrician get a solid start at Carolina

Leon Livingston ’91, a pediatrician in Memphis, Tennessee, credits a UNC program called Summer Bridge with helping him jumpstart his academic career.

Ronit Freeman holds a printed model of the coronavirus

Freeman wins support to capture and disable coronavirus spikes

Associate professor Ronit Freeman is working on multiple areas of research related to COVID-19.

Also Inside

Carolina Arts & Sciences magazine fall 2020 cover

Inside This Issue

Southern Futures: Diverse voices for a changing region. Also inside: Carolina Pivots; A Poet's Roots; Pandemic-inspired research and more. View a reader-friendly flipbook.

Dean Rhodes gives a thumbs up while wearing a Tar Heels face mask.

Letter From the Dean

Virtual greetings from the first-ever virtual issue of Carolina Arts & Sciences magazine.

Summer Reading Lecture with the author of Popular, Mitch Prinstein held at Memorial Hall on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill August 20, 2018.

Give to Carolina

The new Winston Family Initiative in Adolescent Brain Development and Technology, led by professor Mitch Prinstein, will put Carolina’s department of psychology and neuroscience at the forefront of brain development and technology research over the next three years.

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