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The right chemistry

March 16, 2018

As the dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, I have gained a new appreciation for the stellar chemistry faculty we have at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Opening doors, emboldening dreams

October 3, 2017

The Oct. 6 public launch of the University’s comprehensive campaign, The Campaign for Carolina, hopes to similarly inspire Carolina alumni and friends to support transformative initiatives that advance the mission and vision of the College of Arts & Sciences under Dean Kevin Guskiewicz.

PlayMakers, dramatic art celebrate $12 million gift

September 29, 2017

Joan H. Gillings has committed the largest single gift ever to the performing arts at Carolina: the $12 million gift to PlayMakers Repertory Company and the department of dramatic art will significantly increase the University’s performing arts programming by expanding educational opportunities for students and enhancing performance and outreach offerings available to the community.

NFL grant funds concussion research

September 29, 2017

The NFL will fund a $2.6 million international study on the role of active rehabilitation strategies in concussion management. Led by scientists at UNC-Chapel Hill and the Medical College of Wisconsin, the research will involve international collaborations and diverse participants across a variety of sports.

Passport to everywhere

September 22, 2017

I didn’t study abroad as an undergraduate, but I am fortunate that my research, teaching and personal travel have taken me across the globe in the decades since.

Yes, and…

March 30, 2017

The first rule of improv – and a principle that has increasingly been adopted by organizations as a powerful team-building tool – is “yes, and ….” It refers to building upon what has come before and encourages the sharing of ideas, opening the door to true collaboration

A heart for the humanities

September 16, 2016

In late August, Carolina heralded the arrival of 4,254 first-year students at an evening convocation in Carmichael Arena.

Chemistry and Creativity

March 14, 2016

I’m enjoying my first semester as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, and I’m delighted that this issue is devoted to exploring how to spark creativity across the disciplines.

Game Changer

March 11, 2016

New dean Kevin Guskiewicz signals new era of big and bold for the College.

Concussion researcher visits White House

September 16, 2014

Leading concussion researcher and MacArthur ‘Genius’ Fellow Kevin Guskiewicz participated in a White House Meeting on concussions this summer.