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Jim Tanner

A champion for athletes

Jim Tanner is certified as an agent by the NBA and has represented multiple former Tar Heels as clients.
Rebecca Darwin smiles and holds a copy of Garden & Gun magazine.

Publishing pioneer

Alumna Rebecca Wesson Darwin redefined Southern magazines with the award-winning Garden & Gun.
Michael Sparks warms his hands at the top of Mount Fuji (black and white photo).

Through a filmmaker’s lens

Watching the sunrise on Mount Fuji is among the memorable experiences in senior Michael Sparks award-winning film about his trip to Japan.
Sierra Roark at her office desk at the Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum.

If plants could talk

Sierra Roark seeks to tell a more inclusive history by studying plant remains and the medicinal uses of plants in the South.
Rahima Benhabbour holds an AnellO PRO, a 3D printed intravaginal ring.

Rethinking drug delivery systems

Rahima Benhabbour’s innovative medical devices have the potential to benefit marginalized women around the globe.
Oswaldo Estrada, holding his notebook, in his office in Dey Hall.

IAH fellows explore race and place

The first two faculty to receive IAH Race, Memory, and Reckoning Initiative funding are Oswaldo Estrada, professor of romance studies, and John Sweet, associate professor of history.
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Inside This Issue

Science Without Silos: Collaboration begets innovation. Also inside: Studying oceans apart; An entrepreneurial mindset; Next acts. View a reader-friendly flipbook.

Portraits of Terry Rhodes, Interim Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, taken on September 9, 2019 in Chapel Hill, NC (Photo by Jeyhoun Allebaugh/UNC-Chapel Hill).

Letter From the Dean

On March 1, 2020, I was named dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, after serving a year as interim dean. I had no idea how radically the world would shift before the month was even over.

Donald Haggis holds a copy of

Give to Carolina

When Maury Hanson died at age 100 last spring, he bequeathed an unrestricted planned gift to the department of classics and to University Libraries.

"It was a very pleasant surprise," said Donald Haggis, professor and chair of the classics department. “This comes as a welcome gift for a number of reasons.”

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