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Cover of the Carolina Arts & Sciences magazine fall 2021 features three young women in Ecuador standing in front of a volcano. The text on the cover reads: Lessons from the Andes: High-impact research at high altitudes. ALSO INSIDE: Land and sea unite, English at 225, Seeing patterns in data.

Lessons from the Andes: High-impact research at high altitudes. ALSO INSIDE: Land and sea unite, English at 225, Seeing patterns in data.

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A cartoon figure of Charles Darwin is shown looking at a globe in this screen capture from the animated Galapagos video.

Learn about UNC’s Galapagos Initiative Videos

Learn about how UNC and USFQ partnered to create the Galapagos Science Center in San Cristobal, Galapagos, in this animated film. Here, researchers study the connection between humans and the environment in Darwin’s living laboratory.

Undergrad Joey Carter is in the water making measurements using a long pole.

A merger of land and sea Features

Union of geological and marine sciences disciplines erases artificial boundaries.

Tessa Davis, Kriddie Whitmore and Liz Farquhar sit on a pole with a volcano in the background.

Perseverance in the Páramo Features

Recent graduates Liz Farquhar and Tessa Davis spent two months in Ecuador doing research. They share how the pandemic shaped their journey.

A group standing outside of the UNC Project Annex building

Department of African, African American and diaspora studies celebrates its first endowment The Scoop

The Gafinowitz family have made a lasting pledge to the AAAD department in honor of Eunice Sahle’s excellence in teaching, research, leadership and mentorship.

Thomas Wadden pictured in a black and white 1976 class photo

New gift marks the importance of support for clinical psychology graduate students The Scoop

The Thomas A. Wadden Award for Training in Behavioral Medicine and Health Psychology will provide partial support for a clinical psychology graduate student working in these fields while completing graduate studies.

Cover of book on the left and picture of Owen on the right

#Throwback: The show must go on The Scoop

A new book chronicles the history of PlayMakers Repertory Company.

A picture of eye glasses sitting on a laptop screen filled with code

New data science minor launched this fall The Scoop

A multidisciplinary data science minor will introduce students to new methods and applications.

Headshots of the two new College faculty: Karla on the left and Greg on the right

Two new faculty join dean’s senior leadership team The Scoop

Two new faculty members have joined the dean’s senior leadership team: Karla Slocum and Greg Copenhaver.

Rhiannon Giddens pictured smiling behind a yellow backdrop

Carolina Performing Arts announces Southern Futures initiative The Scoop

CPA has announced “Southern Futures," an initiative that meets a pivotal moment in history by engaging artists and community partners in restorative justice and co-creation.

UNC Student Body President, Lamar Richards, greets students at the New Student Convocation held at Kenan Stadium on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Monday August 16, 2021. Executive director of the Shuford Program in Entrepreneurship, Bernard Bell, was the featured speaker.

Student Body President named Presidential Fellow The Scoop

Lamar Richards, a UNC junior and student body president, has been named a 2021 Presidential Fellow.

The UNC Asian American Center celebrates the opening of its physical location with a ribbon-cutting event and look inside the center.

New Asian American Center opens The Scoop

The new Asian American Center, led by Heidi Kim, gives students, faculty and staff of Asian descent a place to call their own.

A photo of a fall leaf in front of the South Building on UNC-Chapel Hill's campus

Four faculty inducted into national academies The Scoop

Four College faculty members were recently inducted into the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts & Sciences.

Dean Terry Rhodes pictured smiling in front of the Old Well on UNC-Chapel Hill's campus

Dean Terry Rhodes to retire in June 2022 The Scoop

Terry Rhodes, dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, will retire at the end of the academic year after a 35-year career at Carolina.