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Ronit Freeman holds a printed model of the coronavirus

Freeman wins support to capture and disable coronavirus spikes

Associate professor Ronit Freeman is working on multiple areas of research related to COVID-19.
Sarah Treul

Treul, Marinelli to lead Program for Public Discourse

Sarah Treul and Kevin Marinelli have been tapped to lead the UNC Program for Public Discourse.
Heidi Kim

Asian American Center opens at UNC

Heidi Kim, associate professor in the department of English and comparative literature, will lead the new Asian American Center at Carolina.
Campus scenes from November 2, 2018, on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Grad certificate preps students to innovate for public good

A new nine-credit-hour program will launch in spring 2021, teaching design thinking skills for solving complex problems across diverse fields of research and practice.
Solar Energy Researcher in a lab

U.S. Department of Energy funds solar energy research

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill leads the CHASE partnership, which will work to develop hybrid photoelectrodes for fuel production.
Anne Collins in the Arts & Sciences Foundation office.

Collins named senior associate dean for development in the College

Anne H. C. Collins has been named senior associate dean for development in the College of Arts & Sciences and executive director of the Arts and Sciences Foundation.
Illustration of a video chat on a laptop.

Study abroad goes virtual

This fall, a group of students are experiencing study abroad virtually with the Universidad San Francisco de Quito in Ecuador, which began a partnership with Carolina in 2006.
A woman on a pier in the Galapagos prepares a caught fish, while a sea lion perches next to her.

Reactivating the Galapagos economy

The UNC Center for Galapagos Studies and its partners are helping island communities recover from the pandemic’s impact.
Photo of Kotch and Melzer

Two take on new humanities roles

Seth Kotch has been named director of the Southern Oral History Program. Ashley Melzer has been tapped to lead the College’s Humanities for the Public Good initiative.
A woman walks a dog.

Overcoming Zoom fatigue

Eight months into the coronavirus pandemic, “Zoom fatigue” is a growing problem. Now, more than ever, physical and mental health are important.
Pablo Durana on a bridge high above Mount Bute in British Columbia

#Throwback: 30 issues, 15 years

Durana was featured on our first magazine cover in fall 2005, when a Burch Fellowship led him to bicycle across China.
Photo of Leon Livingston

Summer Bridge helped a pediatrician get a solid start at Carolina

Leon Livingston ’91, a pediatrician in Memphis, Tennessee, credits a UNC program called Summer Bridge with helping him jumpstart his academic career.
Jim Winston with his children Aiden and Hunter in the mountains of western North Carolina.

New initiative will study technology and the adolescent brain

The Winston Family Initiative will put Carolina’s department of psychology and neuroscience at the forefront of brain development and technology research over the next three years.
Richard Watkins holds a 3D printing sample

‘Your only limitation is your own imagination’

Richard Watkins, program coordinator for Chancellor’s Science Scholars (CSS), shares how UNC helped shape his career path and why he invests in the next generation of STEM talent.
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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