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Rachel Bangle adjusts a device in the laser labs in Murray Hall. Bright blue lights reflect, against a warm orange glow.

Where Science Meets Solutions

Interdisciplinary faculty research designed to tackle compelling problems is finding support from the Institute for Convergent Science in the Genome Sciences Building on campus.
Rachel Bangle works in the laser lab with a mask on and pulsing lights around her.

Chasing sunlight

UNC-Chapel Hill chemists are leading an effort to make next-generation liquid fuels directly from sunlight and air.
Samantha Pattenden, Paul Dayton and Sunny Kasoji wear lab coats and masks in the Triangle Biotechnology lab in Research Triangle Park.

Jump-starting startups

Two up-and-coming companies are receiving support through the KickStart Accelerator in the Genome Sciences Building.
Waves crash against a barrier on the Outer Banks.

Building resilience for storm-battered N.C.

A diverse team of researchers is addressing the long-term impact of extreme weather.
Jiayi Bao and Abhisekh Ghosh Moulick at a staircase in Abernethy Hall.

How to Think Like an Entrepreneur

New faculty in the Shuford Program in Entrepreneurship are helping students learn how to turn opportunity into possibility.
Vivienne Benesch in the Paul Green Theatre next to a display showing a script to introduce Edges of Time.

All Too Human

Amid a global pandemic, when other theaters were shutting down, PlayMakers Repertory Company programmed its first virtual season.
Adam Versényi works in his office, with a blurred effect around him.

Students, an ocean apart, study drama and the plague

An international online course connects students from three universities to explore how theater-makers can adapt, recover and thrive amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Inside This Issue

Science Without Silos: Collaboration begets innovation. Also inside: Studying oceans apart; An entrepreneurial mindset; Next acts. View a reader-friendly flipbook.

Portraits of Terry Rhodes, Interim Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, taken on September 9, 2019 in Chapel Hill, NC (Photo by Jeyhoun Allebaugh/UNC-Chapel Hill).

Letter From the Dean

On March 1, 2020, I was named dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, after serving a year as interim dean. I had no idea how radically the world would shift before the month was even over.

Donald Haggis holds a copy of

Give to Carolina

When Maury Hanson died at age 100 last spring, he bequeathed an unrestricted planned gift to the department of classics and to University Libraries.

"It was a very pleasant surprise," said Donald Haggis, professor and chair of the classics department. “This comes as a welcome gift for a number of reasons.”

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