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Spring 2023 magazine cover features a group of peole celebrating with confetti

A Campaign for the People: In our cover package, read how the Campaign for Carolina benefited students, faculty and programs across the College. ALSO INSIDE: Southern voices, Starworks, Teens and tech.

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Headshot of Rahsaan Barber holding his saxophone, a portrait of John Coltrane hanging behind him.

Music mosaic Tar Heels Up Close

Saxophonist Rahsaan Barber has played with some of the greats. At Carolina, he’s sharing his passion for jazz and other musical genres with students.

Headshot of Sarah Treul Roberts.

Constructive campus conversations Tar Heels Up Close

In her work, political scientist Sarah Treul Roberts is teaching students to engage with one another across their differences.

Headshot of Sara Algoe, in front of a bookshelf.

Gratitude and shared laughter are like probiotics for your relationship Tar Heels Up Close

UNC psychologist Sara Algoe and her team are taking a deep dive into what makes couples love, bond and stay happy — together.

Headshot of Marissa Carmi leaning against a decorated red stone adornment to a gray column.

Showcasing Native diversity Tar Heels Up Close

Graduate student Marissa Carmi is contributing to research about Oneida history, identity and sovereignty while supporting the larger narrative of Native diversity that has long been silenced.

Setting Star on Fire Features

A Carolina alumna has sparked a successful economic revitalization effort in Star, North Carolina, by transforming an old textile mill into an arts and small business incubator.

A stack of books with one open book on top and a bookshelf in the background.

Fill your bookshelf: More reads by College faculty and alumni Chapter & Verse

In addition to our Chapter & Verse feature, enjoy more books in the spring 2023 issue.

A group of nine people cheer with confetti streaming around them to celebrate the end of the Campaign for Carolina.

Campaign for Carolina: Investing in People Features

The Campaign for Carolina wrapped up in December having raised over $764 million for the College. Read this Q&A with Jim White and Anne Collins about the campaign -- plus other stories.

Graphic of brain, lit up in blue, in center with a hand reaching from the left and robot hand reaching from the right to touch it. The background is a blue hexagonal patchwork of symbols, including a Wifi symbol, satellite and outline of Africa.

Approaching AI through an interdisciplinary lens The Scoop

As anticipation and anxiety fuel debates about artificial intelligence, UNC’s AI Project brings together scholars from philosophy, computer science and linguistics to explore its implications.

Left to right: Guy Johnson and Jacquelyn Dowd Hall on a couch and Guion Johnson on a chair in a living room. In black and white.

#Throwback: SOHP marks a milestone The Scoop

The Southern Oral History Program, part of the Center for the Study of the American South, celebrates its 50th anniversary this year.

Patricia Rosenmeyer smiles at the camera in her faculty office. A bookcase is in the background.

New director of Jewish studies center brings love of classics to her role Features

Patricia Rosenmeyer takes the helm as the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies celebrates 20 years.

Collage of four headshots with names in blue lettering, left-right: Carol Arnosti, Melinda Beck, Michael Crimmins and Barbara Fredrickson.

AAAS selects four faculty as fellows The Scoop

Four Carolina faculty members have been selected as 2022 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general scientific society and publisher of the academic journal Science.

Bush with pink flowers in foreground, students walking by and campus building in background.

UNC-Chapel Hill named top producer of Fulbrights The Scoop

The Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs has named UNC-Chapel Hill a top-producing institution of Fulbright U.S. students.

Headshot of Noreen McDonald

McDonald named senior associate dean The Scoop

Noreen McDonald was named senior associate dean for social sciences and global programs in the College of Arts and Sciences in January.

Left-right: headshots of Ronit Freeman, Pedro Sáenz and Nicolas Pégard. The headshots sit on a gray background.

Sloan, Cottrell Awards given to three Carolina researchers The Scoop

Three researchers in the College of Arts and Sciences won prestigious awards for early-career scientists this spring.

Geoffrey Sayre-McCord holding a book and gesturing while lecturing. Students sitting in the lecture hall visible in the background.

Sayre-McCord receives Thomas Jefferson Award The Scoop

The Faculty Council honored philosophy professor Geoffrey Sayre-McCord with the 2022-2023 Thomas Jefferson Award.