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A graphic of a face looking to the right with different lines, gears and tools making up features of the face and background. The prompt to generate this image was "artificial intelligence."

A new era of AI Spring 2024

Artificial intelligence has been around for decades, but it is now more powerful than ever. While AI presents copious challenges, many UNC students and researchers are embracing it in their work.

Scott Nurkin stands, arms crossed, in front of the Elizabeth Cotten mural.

If these walls could sing Spring 2024

Scott Nurkin celebrates North Carolina’s contributions to the American songbook by painting murals of legendary musicians in their hometowns.

Lloyd Kramer stands in front of slides with art paintings on them as he teaches a Modern European History class. (photo by Donn Young)

A heart for the humanities Spring 2024

The Carolina history professor has spent nearly four decades sharing the enduring value of the humanities with audiences inside and outside the classroom.

The Silicon Valley Maymester class stands under a "Google" sign on the Google campus. Their tour guide speaks about a large dinosaur skeleton – a T Rex – that is a focal point of the campus tour.

Carolina to California Fall 2023

In the “Silicon Revolution” Maymester course, undergraduate students with a passion for entrepreneurship learn from Carolina alumni who have made their mark in the Bay Area.

Overhead view of the sprawling Waimak river, trees and fields visible on either side and a hazy cloud layer at the top.

All the water in the world Fall 2023

In April 2023, three Carolina researchers traveled to New Zealand to work on a first-of-its-kind NASA satellite project that will measure the planet’s entire water supply.

The mosaic of Samson carrying the Gate of Gaza on his shoulders.

A Monumental Synagogue, Magnificent Mosaics Fall 2023

A decade-long, UNC-led archaeological dig at Huqoq in Israel has revolutionized our understanding of ancient Jewish religious and cultural life.

Peter Grauer smiles as he gives a lecture in the FedEx Global Education Center.

Frey lecturer discusses Bloomberg career, Carolina roots Fall 2023

Bloomberg Chairman Peter T. Grauer stressed the personal and professional value of relationships and the critical thinking skills he gained in his Carolina liberal arts education at the Frey Lecture on Sept. 12.

A group of nine people cheer with confetti streaming around them to celebrate the end of the Campaign for Carolina.

Behind the scenes: The campaign celebration photo shoot Spring 2023

What does it take to make a great magazine cover? Planning, patience and lots of confetti! Go behind the scenes for the making of the magazine cover.

Tony Royle looks up as a student holds a small slide above their heads to the light. They wear gloves to handle the slide.

Southern Voices, Future Leaders Spring 2023

The inaugural cohort of Southern Futures Undergraduate Fellows is paving the way for generations of Tar Heels interested in deeply engaging with the South through student-led research and community-driven activism.

Colorful flowers surround the Old Well in spring.

Why I Give Spring 2023

Donors share why they gave to the Arts and Sciences Fund during the Campaign for Carolina.

A student flips through a notebook as he is tutored by another student in the Writing and Learning Center.

Gifts support expansion of Writing and Learning Center Spring 2023

The center provides personalized academic coaching and resources to help students from all backgrounds and abilities succeed in and out of the classroom.

Bryanna Ledbetter stands in front of the British Museum.

“This experience was the highlight of my college career” Spring 2023

Thanks to private support for scholarships and fellowships throughout the campaign, Honors Carolina enhanced its ability to provide students with world-class learning opportunities.

Patricia Rosenmeyer smiles at the camera in her faculty office. A bookcase is in the background.

New director of Jewish studies center brings love of classics to her role Spring 2023

Patricia Rosenmeyer takes the helm as the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies celebrates 20 years.

A group of nine people cheer with confetti streaming around them to celebrate the end of the Campaign for Carolina.

Campaign for Carolina: Investing in People Spring 2023

The Campaign for Carolina wrapped up in December having raised over $764 million for the College. Read this Q&A with Jim White and Anne Collins about the campaign -- plus other stories.

Setting Star on Fire Spring 2023

A Carolina alumna has sparked a successful economic revitalization effort in Star, North Carolina, by transforming an old textile mill into an arts and small business incubator.