Skip to main content
Spring 2016 issue cover


Showing 15 of 45 stories. Page 1 of 3.
Black and white photo of a newlywed couple sitting on a car, posed as though looking at their phones -- though the phones are removed

‘Michelle and Jimmy’ from ‘Removed’ (by Eric Pickersgill, MFA ’15) Finale

Artist and photographer Eric Pickersgill’s photo project “Removed” captures people absorbed in their mobile devices. The only catch? The devices have been removed.

Richard Grausman with students in a kitchen in C-CAP.

Transforming Lives Through the Culinary Arts Tar Heels Up Close

Richard Grausman ’59 inspires a love of cooking in underserved high school students.

Riana Lynn in the Kitchen Garden of the White House

Three Food Tech Startups, No Stopping, for Alumna Tar Heels Up Close

Riana Lynn ’08: ‘I want to try to impact my community and get more minority entrepreneurs doing well.’

Gini Bell at the Carrboro Farmers' Market

From Farms to Food Banks Features

Gini Bell ’08 forges new links for a healthier community.

Cecilia Polanco

So Good Pupusas Features

Cecilia Polanco ’16 hopes to aid undocumented students through her food truck business.

Charlotte Boettiger and Kelly Giovanello

Brain Activity Features

Psychology department’s name change, new lab space reflect growing emphasis on neuroscience, collaborative research.

Kevin Guskiewicz in South Building, with a view of the Old Well outside the window

Game Changer Features

New dean Kevin Guskiewicz signals new era of big and bold for the College.

A Pacific green sea turtle underwater

At Home on the Edge of the Earth Features

Mary Lide Parker ’10, a writer, videographer and photographer for UNC Research traveled to the Galapagos to document the work of UNC marine scientists studying the effects of El Nino.

Sara Khan

A Passion for Medicine, Global Health and Complex Issues Student Up Close

For Sara Khan, global studies’ interdisciplinary programs have been the perfect place to better understand topics like structural violence, accessibility to health care programs and social determinants of health.

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.

Bookmark this: More books by College faculty and alumni Chapter & Verse

College alumni and faculty books on artisan goods, school desegregation, stories along NC 12 and more.

"Fever Within" book cover

Fever Within: The Art of Ronald Lockett Chapter & Verse

Excerpt from Fever Within: The Art of Ronald Lockett, edited by Bernard L. Herman (UNC Press, June 2016).

Steve Reznick, his wife Donna Kaye and Chancellor Carol L. Folt.

Two inducted into Order of the Long Leaf Pine The Scoop

Two College of Arts and Sciences professors — Richard “Pete” Andrews and J. Steven Reznick — have been inducted into the Order of the Long Leaf Pine.

Kathleen Harris

Relationships as important to health as exercise, eating well The Scoop

The more social ties people have at an early age, the better their health is at the beginning and end of their lives, according to a new study from UNC sociologists.

Russ Shafer-Landau in front of Caldwell Hall

UNC Parr Center for Ethics facilitates conversations The Scoop

Philosophy in action is new Parr Center for Ethics director Russ Shafer-Landau’s mantra.

Kevin Guskiewicz

Chemistry and Creativity Letter from the Dean

I’m enjoying my first semester as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, and I’m delighted that this issue is devoted to exploring how to spark creativity across the disciplines.