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Student Rocco Disanto works on his project in Richard Goldberg's assistive technology class at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Biomedical Engineering for Undergrads Features, Research

Carolina undergraduates are inventing devices to tackle real-world problems through biomedical engineering. The opportunity to study in one of the fastest-growing job fields evolved through a partnership between UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences and the School of Medicine.

A closeup of a lionfish.

Caribbean’s native predators unable to stop aggressive lionfish Features, Research

“Ocean predator” conjures up images of sharks and barracudas, but the voracious red lionfish is out-eating them all in the Caribbean — and Mother Nature appears unable to control its impact on local reef fish.

Sallie Senseney

Catalyst for change Tar Heels Up Close

High school biology teacher and UNC-BEST graduate Sallie Senseney is igniting a passion for science in her N.C. hometown.

Rod Brooks in front of Stop Hunger Now

Rod Brooks tackles a global crisis, one meal at a time Tar Heels Up Close

UNC alumnus Rod Brooks ’89 is working to end world hunger, one meal at a time.

Pete Seeger

‘We Shall Overcome’: Pete Seeger remembers Chapter & Verse

Pete Seeger discusses the song “We Shall Overcome” with Bill Ferris, author of “The Storied South: Voices of Writers and Artists.”

The Warriors book cover

College Bookshelf Fall 2013 Chapter & Verse

New books on Cuban history, school desegregation, Jewish literature, a legendary folk music coffeehouse, the battle between the Hatfields and the McCoys, Islamophobia in America, and more.

A church in the town of El Gusano.

Guanajuato Connections: Experiencing the global South Features

UNC students experience the global South through internships, service learning in Guanajuato, Mexico.

Robin Beck, David Moore and Christopher Rodning at a field site

Exploring Joara: Excavating the past, shaping the future in western N.C. Features, Research

Three UNC archaeology alums have uncovered the earliest European settlement in the interior U.S., near Morganton, N.C.

Zena Cardman

Dream Catchers: Burch Fellows gain experience by chasing their aspirations Features

The Burch Fellows Program enables undergraduates across the University with exceptional abilities and interests to design potentially life-transforming experiences.

The "old stockade," Caledonia Prison Farm, circa 1926.

From Plantation to Prison Farm Features

Graduate student Elijah Gaddis explored the history of Caledonia Prison Farm in Halifax County, N.C.

Jocelyn Neal

Southern Cultures: Journal covers it all, from tobacco queens to blues music Features

Southern Cultures journal covers it all, from tobacco queens to blues music.

Views of the marker commerating the overturning of the speaker ban at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Preserving the Voices: Southern Oral History Program celebrates 40 years Features

Since its founding in 1973, the Southern Oral History Program has held as its guiding principle, “You don’t have to be famous for your life to be history.”

Malinda Maynor Lowery

Leading the Southern Oral History Program Features

Historian Malinda Maynor Lowery was named the new director of the Southern Oral History Program in July 2013.

The Love House and Hutchins Forum, home of the Center for the Study of the American South, illuminated at sunset.

Front Porch Portal: Home for southern research celebrates 20 years Features

The tree-shaded, white-frame house at 410 E. Franklin Street has an ample front porch, rocking chairs and a storied history. It’s a perfect setting for UNC’s Center for the Study of the American South, which this year celebrates 20 years of exploring the region’s complex history and culture.