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Carolina students reflect on a year of COVID-19 Spring 2021

After a year of remote learning and being away from friends and the campus they call home, #UNC​ students reflect on their experiences.

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Miss Mary Mack Introduces Her Wings, a poem by Tyree Daye Fall 2020

Creative writing associate professor Tyree Daye reads “Miss Mary Mack Introduces Her Wings” from his new book of poems, Cardinal (Copper Canyon Press, 2020). Read a profile on Daye in the fall 2020 issue.

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Doing COVID-19 Dirty Work Fall 2020

Employing wastewater epidemiology — proven useful in outbreaks of polio and opioid use — UNC microbiologist Rachel Noble is leading a state-wide collaboration tracking novel coronavirus outbreaks across North Carolina, gaining insight that testing individuals does not offer. Read the full story from Endeavors.

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Virtually, Viv with Billy Crudup Fall 2020

PlayMakers Repertory Company Producing Artistic Director Vivienne Benesch talks with alumnus Billy Crudup (RTVMP ’90) in a new virtual series featuring industry professionals in a “fireside chat” with Benesch.

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UNC-Chapel Hill senior takes on role in local government Spring 2020

As senior Tai Huynh begins his final semester at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, he’ll be splitting time between his computer science courses and serving the Town of Chapel Hill as a Town Council member.

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Supporting and advancing women faculty Spring 2020

Targeting Equity in Access to Mentoring (TEAM) ADVANCE promotes accessible, equitable and effective mentoring across the University, with emphasis on supporting women of color and women in STEM fields. Read more at

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Meet a Tar Heel: Chris Suggs, Class of 2021 Spring 2020

Service has been a hallmark of Chris Suggs’ teenage years in his hometown of Kinston, North Carolina.

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Tiny toad offers big potential for research on plasticity Spring 2020

The National Science Foundation features research by Karin and David Pfennig and their research projects on spadefoot toads.

Climate game-changers video

Climate Game-Changers video Fall 2019

For thousands of years, the northern Andes Mountains have acted as a carbon sink, preserving organic matter as thick soil. As the planet warms, what will happen to all that carbon? This past summer, Carolina undergraduates traveled to Ecuador to take a closer look. Video by Alyssa La Faro, Endeavors magazine. Read the full story. 

Borderlands: UNC Cumpston Fellows - Summer, 2018 video

Borderlands: UNC Cumpston Fellows Fall 2019

Seven Lookout Scholars connect their first generation college student identities with the idea of crossing borders in a global, research experience across Arizona and Mexico. Read more about first generation student experiences at

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What is the Chancellor’s Science Scholars program? Fall 2016

Chancellor’s Science Scholars is the premier STEM scholarship program at UNC-Chapel Hill, but it is so much more than just a financial award. Learn more at the Chancellor’s Science Scholars website.

Jane Austen Summer Program: video

‘The power of adaptation’ Fall 2019

An annual conference brings together passionate Jane Austen fans, scholars and more to celebrate the author and her works, engaging in academic discussions, author talks and a Regency ball. Read more at

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Taking the classroom to the diamond Spring 2019

Statistics major Micah Daley-Harris is taking what he’s learning in the classroom to provide cutting-edge analytics for the Carolina baseball team. Read more at

Grammy-winning folklorist and professor Bill Ferris with his recording equipment.

Professor, folklorist and Grammy winner: Bill Ferris Spring 2019

Carolina professor emeritus of history and folklorist William Ferris looks back on his career and his recent nomination for two Grammy awards. His box set, “Voices of Mississippi,” which features decades of his recordings and films and was produced by Dust to Digital, is nominated for Best Historical Album and Best Liner Notes. Photos and audio are from the William Ferris Collection at UNC-Chapel Hill.

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Jonathan Reckford Commencement Speaker Spring 2019

Jonathan T.M. Reckford, who graduated from Carolina with a bachelor’s degree in political science in 1984, will deliver the Commencement address at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Spring Commencement on May 12, 2019.