Historian of Black experience to lead Center for the Study of the American SouthAs the next step in an accomplished career of teaching and research, Blair L.M. Kelley will join UNC as a professor and the next director of the Center for the Study of the American South.
Virtual ‘zine’ highlights Southeast Asian American writers in N.C.Britney Hong published a virtual magazine that seeks to answer the question: How do American authors from the South use writing to reconcile their intersecting identities?
Research on rare N.C. earthquake aids preparation, forecastingResearch performed by Carolina geologist Kevin Stewart and his students in Sparta, North Carolina, contributes to statewide earthquake planning.
Area studies centers awarded $12 million in federal grantsThe U.S. Department of Education will award $12 million to UNC’s six area studies centers, which provide resources, programming and outreach opportunities for the study of specific regions and languages.
Excavations reveal first known depictions of biblical heroines in Jewish artA group of researchers and students excavated a Jewish synagogue and found mosaics of religious art that formed an important milestone in Jewish artwork.
Minor teaches skills in engineering, entrepreneurshipThe applied sciences and engineering minor prepares students for a practical application of their skills through five core classes and electives from different science departments.
College DEI efforts get a boostKarla Slocum, the College’s new senior associate dean for diversity, equity and inclusion, has made great progress in bringing the community together since she assumed the position last September.
Helping faculty break down silos, be part of ‘something bigger’The College of Arts and Sciences’ Institute for the Arts and Humanities Advisory Board empowers faculty to achieve their full potential by creating community and cultivating leadership.
Pillar of Chapel Hill community leaves gift to College’s diversity, equity and inclusion effortsThe Seymour family has established the Dr. Robert E. Seymour Jr. Dean’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Fund.
Inside This Issue
In the Field: A summer of discovery for Carolina researchers. ALSO INSIDE: When IDEAs meet action, Meet Dean Jim White, Exploring the multiverse. Click on the magazine cover to view a reader-friendly flipbook.
Letter From the Dean
Dean Jim White shares what he's been up to since becoming dean of the College in July.