Skip to main content
Spring 2021 cover

Science Without Silos: Collaboration begets innovation. Also inside: Studying oceans apart; An entrepreneurial mindset; Next acts.

Download Spring 2021 PDF


Showing 15 of 35 stories. Page 2 of 3.
Joe Flora, past president of the Thomas Wolfe Society speaks at the Thomas Wolfe Memorial Dedication in 2006.

#Throwback: Wolfe’s wing alights anew The Scoop

The Thomas Wolfe memorial was relocated to near New East in 1972. Thirty-four years later, it was placed in a memorial courtyard near Greenlaw Hall.

Henry Louis Gates Jr.

Lecture draws parallels between post-Reconstruction and today The Scoop

Henry Louis Gates Jr. was the spring 2021 Frey Foundation Distinguished Visiting Professor.

Purple flowers on tree branches in front of the Morehead-Patterson Bell Tower at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on March 25, 2020.

Three College professors named AAAS fellows The Scoop

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has tapped three College faculty members as fellows.

Jim Tanner

A champion for athletes Tar Heels Up Close

Jim Tanner is certified as an agent by the NBA and has represented multiple former Tar Heels as clients.

family dining with adult health and aging study by August de Richelieu pexels

$38.2 million NIH grants will support study of adolescent-to-adult health The Scoop

The Carolina Population Center has received two grants that together will fund a new wave of Add Health.

Thumbnail for Carolina Students Reflect on a Year of COVID-19 video

Carolina students reflect on a year of COVID-19 Videos

After a year of remote learning and being away from friends and the campus they call home, #UNC​ students reflect on their experiences.

Thumbnail for My Trip to Japan video

“My Trip to Japan” by Michael Sparks Videos

Michael Sparks’ film catalogs his journey through Japan from Tokyo, Sapporo, and Osaka to the top of Mount Fuji.

Photo of both Rhodes winners: Peter Andringa and Sarah Mackenzie

Carolina alumni named Rhodes Scholars The Scoop

Peter Andringa and Sarah Mackenzie are Carolina’s 50th and 51st Rhodes Scholars.

Thumbnail for Building Resilience for Storm-Battered N.C. video

Building resilience for storm-battered N.C. Videos

The record-breaking 2020 Atlantic hurricane season included 30 storms, and while North Carolina managed to dodge the 12 hurricanes that made landfall, that won’t always be the case in the future. A team of interdisciplinary researchers at UNC is combining their expertise in areas like human health, ecology, and urban planning to create a long-term holistic plan helping vulnerable communities prepare for the next generation of extreme weather events.

A student wears headphones and sits at a laptop.

Depression and anxiety among students worsen during pandemic The Scoop

First-year college students are reporting symptoms of depression and anxiety significantly more often than they were before the coronavirus pandemic, according to a UNC study.

photo of a laptop and a global map

Course exposes students to global research pathways The Scoop

Carmen Huerta-Bapat is helping students get involved in research on campus with the new course “Contemporary World Problems.”

Screenshot of the Carolina tracker web site desktop view

UNC researchers launch resource for pandemic recovery The Scoop

The Carolina Tracker project is a website offering day-to-day information on how North Carolinians’ lives have changed since the onset of the pandemic.

Jesse Alan Moorefield REV 8086 Lights on the Hill

Lights on the Hill spotlights employees who go above and beyond for others The Scoop

Lights on the Hill, a new monthly website feature highlighting College people who are putting service at the forefront, was launched in January.

Vicki and David Craver

New gift from the Craver family to name the College of Arts & Sciences deanship The Scoop

Vicki ’92 and David Craver ’92 have made a transformative commitment to establish the Craver Family Dean in the College of Arts & Sciences.

A stack of books in front of a muted background.

Read more books: Additional offerings by College faculty and alumni Chapter & Verse

Add these new books by College faculty and alumni to your reading list.