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Joe Puccio at his laptop.

Creative computing

Entrepreneur Joe Puccio ’16 developed an app to help students plan their class schedule. Coursicle now has 400,000 users across the United States and Canada.
Ben Kaiser standing in the Morehead Observatory

A MythBusters approach to life

For up-and-coming astrophysicist Ben Kaiser, a desire to figure things out for himself has led to a career investigating the far reaches of our universe.
Klaus Mayr with recording equipment outside the Chapel Hill Public Library.

Listening in

A senior in geography and history uses audio storytelling to enlighten and engage.
Daniel Matute at his microscope in his home lab.

Resilient mindsets

Biologist Daniel Matute studies a trait often found in our planet’s hardiest organisms: resiliency.
Photo of Jennifer Morton

Supporting ‘strivers’

Philosopher Jennifer Morton focuses on grit, resilience and effective ways to support disadvantaged college students.
Lindsey Jefferies in her Army National Guard uniform.

Mission always, people first

Alumna Lindsey Jefferies levels her wings, both in the cockpit and out.
Elijah Heyward wears a yellow vest and hard hat at the construction site for the new International African American Museum in Charleston.

Unvarnished truth

Alumnus Elijah Heyward is guiding plans for the new International African American Museum on the site of the largest point of entry for enslaved people into the United States.
Karla Slocum (Jon Gardiner/UNC-Chapel Hill)

Black Towns, Black Futures

Anthropologist Karla Slocum focuses on the historic and contemporary significance of Black communities.
Carolina Arts & Sciences magazine fall 2020 cover

Inside This Issue

Southern Futures: Diverse voices for a changing region. Also inside: Carolina Pivots; A Poet's Roots; Pandemic-inspired research and more. View a reader-friendly flipbook.

Dean Rhodes gives a thumbs up while wearing a Tar Heels face mask.

Letter From the Dean

Virtual greetings from the first-ever virtual issue of Carolina Arts & Sciences magazine.

Summer Reading Lecture with the author of Popular, Mitch Prinstein held at Memorial Hall on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill August 20, 2018.

Give to Carolina

The new Winston Family Initiative in Adolescent Brain Development and Technology, led by professor Mitch Prinstein, will put Carolina’s department of psychology and neuroscience at the forefront of brain development and technology research over the next three years.

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