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You’re invited to a big bash in fall 2021

Illustration by Daniel Wallace, J. Ross MacDonald Distinguished Professor and director of the Creative Writing Program. We asked the prolific author to help us generate excitement for a big birthday; … Continued

Spring 2021



Portraits of Terry Rhodes, Interim Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, taken on September 9, 2019 in Chapel Hill, NC (Photo by Jeyhoun Allebaugh/UNC-Chapel Hill).

One year in

On March 1, 2020, I was named dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, after serving a year as interim dean. I had no idea how radically the world … Continued

Spring 2021



A seat at the Round Table

It’s a familiar setting: a bell tower, a cemetery — and just off campus, a castle that’s home to a secret society and its own legends. The glow of magic … Continued

Spring 2021



A stack of books in front of a muted background.

Read more books: Additional offerings by College faculty and alumni

I Am a Man: Photographs of the Civil Rights Movement, 1960-1970 (University Press of Mississippi, February 2021) by William R. Ferris, the Joel R. Williamson Eminent Professor of History Emeritus … Continued

Spring 2021



Vicki and David Craver

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

Longtime Carolina advocates and supporters Vicki ’92 and David Craver ’92 have made a transformative commitment to establish the Craver Family Dean in the College of Arts & Sciences. This … Continued

Spring 2021



Jesse Alan Moorefield pictured with a mask on in a control booth

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

Lights on the Hill, a new monthly website feature highlighting College people who are putting service at the forefront, was launched in January. These “unsung heroes” are keeping the University … Continued

Spring 2021



Screenshot of the Carolina tracker web site desktop view

UNC researchers launch resource for pandemic recovery

The COVID-19 pandemic — and recession — have profoundly affected the lives of North Carolinians. The Carolina Tracker project is a website offering day-to-day information on how North Carolinians’ lives … Continued

Spring 2021



photo of a laptop and a global map

Course exposes students to global research pathways

As a first-generation college student, Carmen Huerta-Bapat knew that she wanted to be involved in research, but she didn’t know how to connect with professors and begin a research career … Continued

Spring 2021



Depression and anxiety among students worsen during pandemic

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. The study is based on … Continued

Spring 2021



Photo of both Rhodes winners: Peter Andringa and Sarah Mackenzie

Carolina alumni named Rhodes Scholars

Peter Andringa and Sarah Mackenzie are Carolina’s 50th and 51st Rhodes Scholars. As the world’s oldest international fellowship award, the scholarship funds study at the University of Oxford in England. … Continued

Spring 2021