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Dean Terry Rhodes pictured smiling in front of the Old Well on UNC-Chapel Hill's campus

Dean Terry Rhodes to retire in June 2022

Fall 2021
Terry Rhodes, dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, will retire at the end of the academic year after a 35-year career at Carolina.
A photo of a fall leaf in front of the South Building on UNC-Chapel Hill's campus

Four faculty inducted into national academies

Fall 2021
Four College faculty members were recently inducted into the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts & Sciences.
The UNC Asian American Center celebrates the opening of its physical location with a ribbon-cutting event and look inside the center.

New Asian American Center opens

Fall 2021
The new Asian American Center, led by Heidi Kim, gives students, faculty and staff of Asian descent a place to call their own.
UNC Student Body President, Lamar Richards, greets students at the New Student Convocation held at Kenan Stadium on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Monday August 16, 2021. Executive director of the Shuford Program in Entrepreneurship, Bernard Bell, was the featured speaker.

Student Body President named Presidential Fellow

Fall 2021
Lamar Richards, a UNC junior and student body president, has been named a 2021 Presidential Fellow.
Rhiannon Giddens pictured smiling behind a yellow backdrop

Carolina Performing Arts announces Southern Futures initiative

Fall 2021
CPA has announced “Southern Futures," an initiative that meets a pivotal moment in history by engaging artists and community partners in restorative justice and co-creation.
Headshots of the two new College faculty: Karla on the left and Greg on the right

Two new faculty join dean’s senior leadership team

Fall 2021
Two new faculty members have joined the dean’s senior leadership team: Karla Slocum and Greg Copenhaver.
A picture of eye glasses sitting on a laptop screen filled with code

New data science minor launched this fall

Fall 2021
A multidisciplinary data science minor will introduce students to new methods and applications.
Cover of book on the left and picture of Owen on the right

#Throwback: The show must go on

Fall 2021
A new book chronicles the history of PlayMakers Repertory Company.
Thomas Wadden pictured in a black and white 1976 class photo

New gift marks the importance of support for clinical psychology graduate students

Fall 2021
The Thomas A. Wadden Award for Training in Behavioral Medicine and Health Psychology will provide partial support for a clinical psychology graduate student working in these fields while completing graduate studies.
A group standing outside of the UNC Project Annex building

Department of African, African American and diaspora studies celebrates its first endowment

Fall 2021
The Gafinowitz family have made a lasting pledge to the AAAD department in honor of Eunice Sahle’s excellence in teaching, research, leadership and mentorship.
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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