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Majoring in a ‘life of meaning and purpose’

October 4, 2023

Coming to Carolina was an easy decision for Bill Farthing ’70 (J.D. ’74). Almost 60 years later, it was another easy decision to give back to the place where he spent his first four years at UNC: the department of religious studies.

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.

All the water in the world

October 3, 2023

In April 2023, three Carolina researchers traveled to New Zealand to work on a first-of-its-kind NASA satellite project that will measure the planet’s entire water supply.

$25.3 million to study Alzheimer’s disease risks

September 29, 2023

A team of UNC and Duke researchers has received a $25.3 million grant from the National Institute of Aging to study the potential risks for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.

Slavic center receives National Resource Center designation

September 29, 2023

The Center for Slavic, Eastern European and Eurasian Studies at UNC has been designated as a National Resource Center for language and area studies by the U.S. Department of Education’s International and Foreign Language Education office.

Digital resource helps planners prep for natural disasters

September 29, 2023

With support from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the American Planning Association, UNC’s Coastal Resilience Center has launched a website to help communities plan for and evaluate natural disasters.