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A thrilling debut

October 4, 2023

Victoria Wlosok signed a book deal for her young adult thriller with a “big five” publisher when she was still a first-year student. On Sept. 19, her work hit the shelves. 

Rewriting the narrative

October 4, 2023

In a new book spanning 200 years of history, award-winning scholar Blair L.M. Kelley shines a spotlight on the often-overlooked contributions of everyday Black workers through the lens of her own family’s story.

Carolina Rolling By

September 27, 2023

Carolina alumni (from left) Wood Robinson, Joseph Terrell, Libby Rodenbough and Jacob Sharp of the band Mipso have been captivating audiences with their sweet harmonies for over a decade. The band is currently on tour promoting its sixth album, Book of Fools. Terrell shared with “Carolina Arts & Sciences” magazine the handwritten lyrics to “Carolina Rolling By,” the first track released, and it’s a song that Tar Heels will likely be singing on repeat.

Optimizing optics

September 27, 2023

Nicolas Pégard’s lab helps neuroscientists tackle research challenges with custom-designed optical technology.

The Hollywood storyteller

September 27, 2023

Alumna Rayna McClendon found her love of screenwriting through classes in the department of communication at UNC.

Frey lecturer discusses Bloomberg career, Carolina roots

September 27, 2023

Bloomberg Chairman Peter T. Grauer stressed the personal and professional value of relationships and the critical thinking skills he gained in his Carolina liberal arts education at the Frey Lecture on Sept. 12.

A plan and a partnership: $10 million gift supports strategic initiatives

March 21, 2018

John and Marree Townsend’s commitments to UNC-Chapel Hill over the years have been both plentiful and purposeful — and none more so than their most recent $10 million gift to the College of Arts & Sciences to establish the Townsend Family Strategic Initiatives Fund and the Marree Shore Townsend Fellowship in the Institute for the Arts and Humanities.