The sanctity of Cherokee
As a result of systemic oppression, there are fewer than 200 native Cherokee speakers in North Carolina. To keep the language alive and pass it to the next generation, UNC-Chapel Hill researcher and Eastern Band Cherokeean citizen Benjamin Frey has teamed up with computer scientists Mohit Bansal and Shiyue Zhang to create a new translation model and grow the literary library of works available in Cherokee.
Inside This Issue
In the Field: A summer of discovery for Carolina researchers. ALSO INSIDE: When IDEAs meet action, Meet Dean Jim White, Exploring the multiverse. Click on the magazine cover to view a reader-friendly flipbook.
Letter From the Dean
Dean Jim White shares what he's been up to since becoming dean of the College in July.