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Two new degrees offered in applied sciences, data science

April 9, 2024

The department of applied physical sciences will offer its first undergraduate degree this fall. The College will also offer a new B.A. in data science; the B.S. will be in the School of Data Science and Society.

Inaugural leader and new minor for School of Civic Life and Leadership

April 9, 2024

The new School of Civic Life and Leadership has appointed former Duke University professor Jed Atkins as dean and director and has designed a new multidisciplinary minor to offer students of all majors training in the humanities and civic and scientific literacy.

The tree keeper

April 4, 2024

Graduate student Kimmy Hansen is analyzing the impact of future development on the tree canopy of Bald Head Island, a North Carolina barrier island that boasts the second-largest maritime forest in the state.

If these walls could sing

April 3, 2024

Scott Nurkin celebrates North Carolina’s contributions to the American songbook by painting murals of legendary musicians in their hometowns.

Lives guided by great books

April 3, 2024

The new Weldon Thornton Memorial Teaching Award and Society will affirm the central place of the humanities in the arts and sciences tradition that has long defined a Carolina education.

My semester in Japan

April 3, 2024

UNC senior and Phillips Ambassador Xenia Weakly documents her transformative semester in Japan. She learned through her study abroad experience that it is “all the more essential for us to learn about those who are different from ourselves.”