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Justin Baumann, a Ph.D. student in the College’s department of marine sciences, works alongside Mariko Wallen, a local diver, in Placencia, Belize. To gather data on how certain types of coral respond to stressors (like warmer water temperatures), Baumann partnered with Fragments of Hope, a Belizean NGO dedicated to conserving coral reefs in the Caribbean. (photo by Mary Lide Parker)

Conserving Corals in the Caribbean

Justin Baumann, a Ph.D. student in the College’s department of marine sciences, works alongside Mariko Wallen, a local diver, in Placencia, Belize.

Finale, Inside, Issues, Spring 2018


A plan and a partnership: $10 million gift supports strategic initiatives

John and Marree Townsend’s commitments to UNC-Chapel Hill over the years have been both plentiful and purposeful — and none more so than their most recent $10 million gift to … Continued

Inside, Issues, Spring 2018, The Scoop


Evana Bodiker in the Music Library Glass Room in Wilson Library.

Blue Morpho

Evana Bodiker is a senior pursuing majors in English and religious studies and a minor in creative writing. “Blue Morpho” is one of the poems featured in her new poetry … Continued

Chapter & Verse, Inside, Issues, Spring 2018


photo of open books with a cup of coffee on a table and flowers surrounding the books and coffee

Explore more: New books by College faculty and alumni (spring 2018)

Looking for new books for your bookshelf? Explore these new books by faculty and alumni of the College of Arts & Sciences.

Chapter & Verse, Inside, Issues, Spring 2018


From left, Andre Ward, Jim Lampley and Max Kellerman prepare to call an HBO World Championship Boxing card.

Winning Words: The sports announcer

Emmy Award-winning sports announcer Jim Lampley tells young people interested in his profession that “in live television commentary, it’s all about language skills.”

Alumni Up Close, Inside, Issues, Spring 2018


Elizabeth Taylor smiles on a couch in Graham Memorial

Winning Words: The health care advocate

English alumna Elizabeth G. Taylor values the power of language as a national nonprofit director who advocates for access to health care.

Alumni Up Close, Inside, Issues, Spring 2018


Patrick Dougherty poses in front of one of the stickwork sculptures outside of Ackland Art Museum.

Winning Words: The stickwork artist

Patrick Dougherty says when you’re trying to elicit feelings and emotions through art, “that’s not unlike creating a great novel.”

Alumni Up Close, Inside, Issues, Spring 2018


Kate Caldwell Nevin (left) with Mary Lawson Burrows ’20 and Molly McNairy at a reception for the Ackland Art Museum exhibition, “Becoming a Woman in the Age of Enlightenment.” (photo by SP Murray)

Caldwell family gift will encourage collaboration between American studies, Ackland Art Museum

When the Caldwell family decided they wanted to give back to UNC-Chapel Hill — a place that left a lasting impression on each of them — it made sense that … Continued

Inside, Issues, Spring 2018, The Scoop


Dean Kevin Guskiewicz (left) celebrated Alex Yong and Wendi Sturgis’ gift at Carolina’s For All Kind campaign kickoff in October. The couple’s support benefits scholarships, the Learning and Writing Center and diversity initiatives in the department of computer science. (photo by Jafar Fallahi)

Learning and Writing Center gift helps ensure students’ success

In addition to significant planned gifts to the College that benefit scholarships, technology and innovation in the Learning and Writing Center, and diversity initiatives in the department of computer science, … Continued

Inside, Issues, Spring 2018, The Scoop


Photo of the Old Well with spring flowers blooming in March 2018 by Donn Young.

Carolina Quoted

When national and international media need experts to comment on and analyze news and trends, they turn to Carolina faculty and alumni.

Inside, Issues, Spring 2018, The Scoop