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Andy Lang gestures at a chalkboard while lecturing.

Lifelong learners and leaders Fall 2022

A new general education curriculum launched this fall at Carolina and is designed to support students as they engage in their communities and the world.

Dean White chats with students in line to take sips from the Old Well.

From Colorado to Carolina Fall 2022

Jim White, the College’s new dean, is a climate scientist and a consensus-builder.

The jeweler's market in Peshawar.

Preserving endangered manuscripts Fall 2022

Religious studies scholar Waleed Ziad and UNC librarian Rustin Zarkar traveled to the Afghanistan-Pakistan border to work with local communities on digitizing endangered Sufi archives.

Emma Reinhardt examines a bird as she kneels in the field doing research.

Crouching researcher, hidden sparrow Fall 2022

Four UNC students spent their summer in Colorado studying Lincoln’s sparrows in search of answers to fundamental biological questions.

The arched sign to the Old Fort Gateway trails.

A new day for Old Fort Fall 2022

A creative collaborative supported by Southern Futures is conceiving a bright future for Old Fort, North Carolina.

Water pours into a short glass. Spilled water is all over the table.

Can sustainable plastics clean our plastic-polluted water? Spring 2022

UNC researchers across disciplines are harnessing the power of a new plastic to remove pollutants from drinking water. Their work just got a significant boost from the state legislature...

Nikki at Cap de Formentor in Spain

Reopening the world Spring 2022

UNC’s Study Abroad Office adapted its programming during the pandemic, creating new global learning opportunities for students at home while helping others travel internationally safely.

Susie Penman (left) and Caroline Efird in Wilson Library.

The Polio Project Spring 2022

Southern Oral History Program students probed memories of polio to better understand the COVID-19 pandemic.

A space to talk about hard things Spring 2022

The award-winning National High School Ethics Bowl teaches students how to thoughtfully engage with divisive topics — and with one another.

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.