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Cover of the fall 2023 edition of Carolina Arts & Sciences features archaeologists working on a mosaic from the ancient Huqoq site in Israel. The headline reads: Magnificent Mosaics. Other teasers for stories are shared with the words Also Inside: Heels in Silicon Valley, Water, water everywhere and English major's debut novel.

Magnificent Mosaics: In our cover package, learn how an archaeological dig in Israel has revolutionized our understanding of ancient Jewish religious and cultural life. ALSO INSIDE: Heels in Silicon Valley; Water, water everywhere; and an English major’s debut novel.

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Slavic center receives National Resource Center designation The Scoop

The Center for Slavic, Eastern European and Eurasian Studies at UNC has been designated as a National Resource Center for language and area studies by the U.S. Department of Education’s International and Foreign Language Education office.

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Giovanello named associate dean for research and innovation The Scoop

Kelly Giovanello, the Bowman and Gordon Gray Distinguished Term Professor in the department of psychology and neuroscience, has been named the College’s new associate dean for research and innovation.

Headshot of Kathleen Mullan Harris at her desk, holding a textbook and sitting in front of her computer.

$25.3 million to study Alzheimer’s disease risks The Scoop

A team of UNC and Duke researchers has received a $25.3 million grant from the National Institute of Aging to study the potential risks for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.

Overhead view of the sprawling Waimak river, trees and fields visible on either side and a hazy cloud layer at the top.

All the water in the world Features

In April 2023, three Carolina researchers traveled to New Zealand to work on a first-of-its-kind NASA satellite project that will measure the planet’s entire water supply.

Blair L.M. Kelley wears a suit in her headshot

Rewriting the narrative Chapter & Verse

In a new book spanning 200 years of history, award-winning scholar Blair L.M. Kelley shines a spotlight on the often-overlooked contributions of everyday Black workers through the lens of her own family’s story.

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A thrilling debut Student Up Close, Tar Heels Up Close

Victoria Wlosok signed a book deal for her young adult thriller with a “big five” publisher when she was still a first-year student. On Sept. 19, her work hit the shelves. 

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Precarious workers in unprecedented times Faculty Up Close, Tar Heels Up Close

Alexandrea Ravenelle’s latest book explores how COVID-19 affected the most vulnerable wage-earners.

Dean White stands at a podium and speaks at the Dean E. Smith Center.

Carolina Strong Letter from the Dean

Dean Jim White shares news about the strength and resilience of Tar Heels in his letter from the dean in the fall 2023 issue.

The Silicon Valley Maymester class stands under a "Google" sign on the Google campus. Their tour guide speaks about a large dinosaur skeleton – a T Rex – that is a focal point of the campus tour.

Carolina to California Features

In the “Silicon Revolution” Maymester course, undergraduate students with a passion for entrepreneurship learn from Carolina alumni who have made their mark in the Bay Area.

Bernard Boyd and Bill Farthing stand at an archaeological excavation site, with two other members of the dig and a red wheelbarrow visible in the background.

Majoring in a ‘life of meaning and purpose’ The Scoop

Coming to Carolina was an easy decision for Bill Farthing ’70 (J.D. ’74). Almost 60 years later, it was another easy decision to give back to the place where he spent his first four years at UNC: the department of religious studies.