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Tessa Davis, Kriddie Whitmore and Liz Farquhar sit on a pole with a volcano in the background.

Perseverance in the Páramo

Fall 2021
Recent graduates Liz Farquhar and Tessa Davis spent two months in Ecuador doing research. They share how the pandemic shaped their journey.
Undergrad Joey Carter is in the water making measurements using a long pole.

A merger of land and sea

Fall 2021
Union of geological and marine sciences disciplines erases artificial boundaries.

A (Really) Big Birthday Bash

Fall 2021
The department of English and comparative literature celebrates 225 years of rhetoric, writing, film and literature at UNC-Chapel Hill in October.
Adam Versényi works in his office, with a blurred effect around him.

Students, an ocean apart, study drama and the plague

Spring 2021
An international online course connects students from three universities to explore how theater-makers can adapt, recover and thrive amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Vivienne Benesch in the Paul Green Theatre next to a display showing a script to introduce Edges of Time.

All Too Human

Spring 2021
Amid a global pandemic, when other theaters were shutting down, PlayMakers Repertory Company programmed its first virtual season.
Jiayi Bao and Abhisekh Ghosh Moulick at a staircase in Abernethy Hall.

How to Think Like an Entrepreneur

Spring 2021
New faculty in the Shuford Program in Entrepreneurship are helping students learn how to turn opportunity into possibility.
Waves crash against a barrier on the Outer Banks.

Building resilience for storm-battered N.C.

Spring 2021
A diverse team of researchers is addressing the long-term impact of extreme weather.
Samantha Pattenden, Paul Dayton and Sunny Kasoji wear lab coats and masks in the Triangle Biotechnology lab in Research Triangle Park.

Jump-starting startups

Spring 2021
Two up-and-coming companies are receiving support through the KickStart Accelerator in the Genome Sciences Building.
Rachel Bangle works in the laser lab with a mask on and pulsing lights around her.

Chasing sunlight

Spring 2021
UNC-Chapel Hill chemists are leading an effort to make next-generation liquid fuels directly from sunlight and air.
Rachel Bangle adjusts a device in the laser labs in Murray Hall. Bright blue lights reflect, against a warm orange glow.

Where Science Meets Solutions

Spring 2021
Interdisciplinary faculty research designed to tackle compelling problems is finding support from the Institute for Convergent Science in the Genome Sciences Building on campus.
Cover of the spring 2022 Carolina Arts & Sciences features Nikki Salazar, an undergraduate student, in Barcelona, Spain.

Inside This Issue

Re-opening the World: Study Abroad's COVID playbook. ALSO INSIDE: Pollution-cleaning plastics. Tackling tough subjects. Pandemic parallels. Click on the magazine cover to view a reader-friendly flipbook.

Letter From the Dean

It is bittersweet for me to realize that this is my last dean’s message for Carolina Arts & Sciences as I prepare to retire at the end of the semester, wrapping up 35 wonderful years of service to UNC-Chapel Hill.

Edie Summey scuba diving

Give to Carolina

John Summey and his late wife, Edie, knew they wanted to help students succeed for generations to come. As lifelong adventurists, they endowed two scholarships to support undergraduate Honors students and study abroad. "We greatly valued the high quality of education we received and the experiences we had at Carolina," John said.

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