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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.

$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.

Students turn downed trees into art

September 29, 2023

Jim Hirschfield and his students collaborate with the Carolina Tree Heritage program to give downed trees on UNC’s campus new life by creating sculptures out of their wood.

Graduate students enhance career skills with King’s College partners

September 29, 2023

More than 30 Carolina graduate students advanced their research and gained valuable career skills by organizing and participating in academic workshops with graduate students at one of Carolina’s strategic partners, King’s College London, this past summer.

National Humanities Center taps two for summer residencies

September 29, 2023

Hugo Méndez in religious studies and Nina Martin in geography were recently selected for summer residencies at the National Humanities Center, the world’s only independent institute dedicated exclusively to advanced study in all areas of the humanities.