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College Bookshelf Fall 2013

September 12, 2013

New books on Cuban history, school desegregation, Jewish literature, a legendary folk music coffeehouse, the battle between the Hatfields and the McCoys, Islamophobia in America, and more.

Catalyst for change

September 11, 2013

High school biology teacher and UNC-BEST graduate Sallie Senseney is igniting a passion for science in her N.C. hometown.

Biomedical Engineering for Undergrads

September 11, 2013

Carolina undergraduates are inventing devices to tackle real-world problems through biomedical engineering. The opportunity to study in one of the fastest-growing job fields evolved through a partnership between UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences and the School of Medicine.

Exploring shamans and rock art in South Africa

September 11, 2013

UNC anthropologist Silvia Tomášková spent 2010 to 2011 in South Africa studying prehistoric rock art drawings as part of the research for her book, “Wayward Shamans: The Prehistory of an Idea.”

What’s the antimatter?

September 11, 2013

UNC physicist John Wilkerson is on a quest to uncover the truth about the beginning of everything.

New Writing Faculty Share Surprising Connections

September 11, 2013

The two newest writers to join Carolina’s creative writing program share surprising connections with the donors who created their distinguished professorships and their namesakes.