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Cover of Carolina Arts & Sciences magazine fall 2018 featuring Nepal mountains and clouds reflected in water. The headline reads:

Two mathematicians, a marine scientist and a religious studies scholar traveled to the Himalayas to study the effects of climate change on Buddhist holy lakes.


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Nadia Yaqub with her books, "Palestinian Cinema in the Days of the Revolution" and "Bad Girls of the Arab World"

New book examines political filmmaking during the Palestinian revolution Chapter & Verse

Nadia Yaqub’s Palestinian Cinema in the Days of Revolution (University of Texas Press) traces Palestinian political filmmaking from the late 1960s to the early 1980s.

Image shows a wooden plate with an open book on it and a pair of glasses sitting on it. Beside the book is a flowered tea cup. A white vase pitcher sits behind the plate with purple and white flowers in it.

Curl up with a good book: New reads by College faculty and alumni (fall 2018) Chapter & Verse

Curl up with a good book: Enjoy new reads by College faculty and alumni, published this fall.

Video: Emotional Environment

Emotional Environment Videos

Meredith Emery blends art and science in a multimedia project to change how the public relates to the local environment.

Graham Memorial Hall exterior surrounded by trees on the Carolina campus.

Carolina Quoted, fall 2018 The Scoop

When national and international media need experts to comment on and analyze news and trends, they turn to Carolina faculty and alumni.

Environment and ecology graduates celebrate outside Murray Hall in spring 2018.

Environmental grads find rewarding careers in sustainability, energy Features

Liza Schillo and Morgan Zemaitis appreciate the interdisciplinary nature of their Carolina degrees, which fueled their rewarding careers in sustainability and energy.

Daneil Wallace teaches

Double up and pick an English concentration The Scoop

Seven new concentrations will allow English majors the option to choose a concentration that matches their interests.

Jonathan Hess

Memorial fund created in honor of Jonathan Hess The Scoop

Jonathan Hess, professor and chair of the department of Germanic and Slavic languages and literatures, passed away suddenly on April 9. A memorial fund was created in his honor.

climate change graphic

Climate change threatens marine protected areas The Scoop

Research from UNC-Chapel Hill and collaborators found that most marine life in marine protected areas will not be able to tolerate warming ocean temperatures caused by greenhouse gas emissions.

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Creativity Hubs announced The Scoop

UNC’s new Creativity Hubs initiative has announced awards to campus research teams pursuing solutions to two of the world’s most pressing issues.

Carolina Playmakers leaving for a road show of The Matchmaker, 16 October 1961

100 years of playmaking The Scoop

This photo, taken in October 1961, shows the Carolina Playmakers leaving for a road show of The Matchmaker.

Students line up to sip from the Old Well on the first day of classes.

Carolina ranks 30th in ranking of world universities The Scoop

UNC-Chapel Hill ranks 30th in the world and 22nd in the U.S. among global universities.

Allie Day India photo

Five global studies centers awarded $8.6 million The Scoop

Five global area studies centers were awarded approximately $8.6 million in competitive federal Title VI funding over the next four years.

On one of the Galapagos Islands, a student points while other students look on.

New name, new emphasis, for environmental program Features

A new interdisciplinary program in Environment, Ecology and Energy, E3P, will leverage the College’s strengths in natural sciences, social sciences and humanities.

Cenote Agua Dulce in Yucatán, Mexico.

Conserving sacred portals of the Yucatán Features

An international team of scholars, students and educators, led by two anthropologists, are teaching Mexican schoolchildren about preserving cenotes.

Two students look at an artifact from the Ackland Art Museum for a QEP class.

Connecting, doing and making Videos

The Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) is a five-year initiative that promotes experiential learning in its theme of “Learning by Connecting, Doing and Making.”