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Feed your reading habit: More books by College faculty and alumni

Inclusive Teaching: Strategies for Promoting Equity in the College Classroom (West Virginia University Press) by Kelly A. Hogan and Viji Sathy, UNC professors and associate deans in the Office of … Continued

Fall 2022



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Historian of Black experience to lead Center for the Study of the American South

Blair L.M. Kelley, a noted scholar of Black history and the African American experience, will be the next director of the Center for the Study of the American South and … Continued

Fall 2022



Left to right: Headshot of Britney Hong, Hong's zine

Virtual ‘zine’ highlights Southeast Asian American writers in N.C.

When junior Britney Hong began planning her Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship, she knew she wanted to pursue research that was rooted in her own life experiences. Hong’s SURF project, funded … Continued

Fall 2022



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How to help endangered monarch butterflies

Many people admire migratory monarch butterflies for their beauty and their annual journey across the Americas, but the beloved orange-winged creatures have recently found themselves on the Red List of Threatened Species. … Continued

Fall 2022



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#Throwback: Innovation celebration

In September 2017, the Shuford Program in Entrepreneurship held an innovation challenge to celebrate the naming of the program thanks to an $18 million transformative gift to the Campaign for … Continued

Fall 2022



Two people stand in a fault line created by an earthquake

Research on rare N.C. earthquake aids preparation, forecasting

Think of earthquakes, and images of cracked highways showing obvious fault lines come to mind. In the eastern U.S., those kinds of sights had not occurred until a 5.1 magnitude … Continued

Fall 2022



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Area studies centers awarded $12 million in federal grants

UNC’s area studies centers will receive approximately $12 million in competitive federal Title VI funding over the next four years to support language and area studies coursework, global programming and … Continued

Fall 2022



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Excavations reveal first known depictions of biblical heroines in Jewish art

A team of specialists and students led by Jodi Magness, Kenan Distinguished Professor of religious studies, returned to Israel’s Lower Galilee last summer to continue unearthing nearly 1,600-year-old mosaics in … Continued

Fall 2022



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Leading Blue Heaven

Senior Rachel McCarthy led UNC’s Air Force ROTC detachment as wing commander this fall, but her path to becoming the highest-ranking cadet in ‘Blue Heaven’ wasn’t a traditional one. Carolina … Continued

Fall 2022



Anna Atencio poses for a picture on the beach.

Surveyor and storyteller

Anna Atencio was a member of the first Chancellor’s Science Scholars cohort. Now she helps tell the unseen story below the seafloor as a geophysicist on the coast of North … Continued

Fall 2022