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Southern Futures: Diverse voices for a changing region

Southern Futures is a new campuswide initiative that supports cutting-edge scholarship, creative endeavors and thoughtful conversations across disciplines.
A group of people involved in the Robeson County project sit around a table talking and laughing.

Southern Futures: Voices of resilience and recovery in Robeson County

Ph.D. candidate Diamond Holloman leads a Southern Futures project that examines the impact of climate change through the lens of environmental humanities.
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Southern Futures: Vulnerable lives on the Matanzas River

Anna Hamilton's multimedia project, Matanzas Voices, documents the lives of people along the Matanzas River in St. Augustine, Florida.
Historical marker of ‘Green Valley Pharmacy’ in the historically Black community in Arlington, Virginia.

Southern Futures: Exploring intersections of class and race in Green Valley

Moriah James studies the historically Black community of Green Valley in Arlington, Virginia. She wants to highlight the success of local entrepreneurs.
Madd Heartley with ‘Ain’t you got a right to the tree of life?’ book in front of Wilson Library.

Southern Futures: Cultural activism and the fate of Johns Island

Madd Heartley turned her interest in folk music into a project that explores the impact of civil rights activists on the development of Johns Island, South Carolina.
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Southern Futures: Chief Hope Officer

UNC alumnus William J. “Bill” Bynum leads a family of organizations named HOPE that is working to strengthen some of the South’s most economically distressed communities.
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A Poet’s Southern Atlas

Poet Tyree Daye's newest collection, "Cardinal," explores themes of the Great Migration through his lens as a Black man navigating away from — and returning to — the place he calls home.
JJ Bauer teaches to a webcam in her office.

The Great Pivot

When classes once again shifted to remote delivery in fall 2020, faculty across the College of Arts & Sciences say they were better prepared for it.
Serhan Ziya’s research on allocating medical resources achieved new urgency during COVID-19.

A pandemic shapes a modeler’s research vision

Professor Serhan Ziya is applying his expertise in operations research to help hospitals and emergency departments during the current pandemic.
Carolina Arts & Sciences magazine fall 2020 cover

Inside This Issue

Southern Futures: Diverse voices for a changing region. Also inside: Carolina Pivots; A Poet's Roots; Pandemic-inspired research and more. View a reader-friendly flipbook.

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Letter From the Dean

Virtual greetings from the first-ever virtual issue of Carolina Arts & Sciences magazine.

Summer Reading Lecture with the author of Popular, Mitch Prinstein held at Memorial Hall on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill August 20, 2018.

Give to Carolina

The new Winston Family Initiative in Adolescent Brain Development and Technology, led by professor Mitch Prinstein, will put Carolina’s department of psychology and neuroscience at the forefront of brain development and technology research over the next three years.

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