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Archived Letters from the Dean

Jim White stand on a boat wearing a yellow vest.

A fall of firsts

Fall 2022
Dean Jim White shares what he's been up to since becoming dean of the College in July.

Endings and new beginnings

Spring 2022
Dean Terry Rhodes shares her reflections and celebrations during her time as Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences
Dean Rhodes poses with students after a boat trip.

Carolina beyond the classroom

Fall 2021
Dean's Letter Fall 2021 magazine
Portrait of Terry Rhodes at the Old Well

One year in

Spring 2021
It has been inspiring to see the way our faculty and staff rose to the crisis and went the extra mile for our students over these past 13 months.
Dean Rhodes gives a thumbs up while wearing a Tar Heels face mask.

Our new normal

Fall 2020
Virtual greetings from the first-ever virtual issue of Carolina Arts & Sciences magazine.
Terry Rhodes, at the piano, plays music with three students

Working together

Spring 2020
In its 227-year history, Carolina has witnessed a number of events that rocked the world, from world wars to the Spanish flu of 1918. Whatever challenges lie ahead, I am confident that we will rally as Tar Heels have always done.
Interim Dean Terry Rhodes takes a sip from the Old Well on the first day of classes.

Uniquely Carolina

Fall 2019
This issue celebrates the tenacity of our first-generation students — and a few of the uniquely Carolina programs that support them during their time on campus.
Terry Rhodes smiling in Carolina blue apparel

Following our compass

Spring 2019
Interim Dean Terry Rhodes is delighted that this issue is devoted to Carolina students, faculty, staff and alumni who are making the world a better place in ways large and small.
College Dean Kevin Guskiewicz stands in the center of a group of four students, all holding Synergy Unleashed T-shirts.

A convergence of synergies

Fall 2018
Milestone anniversaries are natural times to reflect on how far we have come and where we want to go. It’s been 2½ years since I became dean and more than a year since we adopted our Synergy Unleashed tag line and launched our strategic plan, A Road Map to Boldness.
Kevin Guskiewicz, Ed Samulski, Chris Clemens and more look over early design concepts of the Institute for convergent Science

The right chemistry

Spring 2018

As the dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, I have gained a new appreciation for the stellar chemistry faculty we have at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Spring 2023 magazine cover features a group of peole celebrating with confetti

Inside This Issue

A Campaign for the People: In our cover package, read how the Campaign for Carolina benefited students, faculty and programs across the College. ALSO INSIDE: Southern voices, Starworks, Teens and tech. Click on the magazine cover to view a reader-friendly flipbook.

Dean Jim White sits at his desk in South Building.

Letter From the Dean

Dean Jim White shares successes from the Campaign for Carolina and what's next for the College.

Teens text on their smartphones.

Give to Carolina

With groundbreaking research linking social media habits to brain changes, the Winston National Center on Technology Use, Brain and Psychological Development also provides career training and public awareness. A $10 million gift in March 2022 from the Winston Family Foundation created the center.

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