Meaning of emotions may differ across the worldPsychology researchers from UNC-Chapel Hill studied languages around the world and found that the meaning of emotions may differ across speakers of different languages.
Mellon-funded fellows develop new public humanities projectsThe inaugural class of Humanities Futures undergraduate fellows began work this spring as part of the Humanities for the Public Good initiative.
Estimating the global extent of river ice lossA new study from UNC-Chapel Hill researchers found that annual river ice cover will decline by about six days for every one degree Celsius increase in global temperatures.
Transformational gift to fund sports medicine complexA transformational gift from Don and Billie Stallings will fund the physical expansion of current University programs dedicated to sports medicine, sport-related traumatic brain injury and concussion research, and create the Stallings-Evans Sports Medicine Complex.
Bringing sociology to the business worldLindsay Guzowski established a graduate student excellence fund to support graduate students in sociology who are pursuing careers outside of academia — just like she did.
Inside This Issue
The Frog Family: The Pfennigs dig amphibians. Plus: The Lion of Greenlaw; Sleuths in the Archives and more. Read this issue as a PDF.
Letter From the Dean
In its 227-year history, Carolina has witnessed a number of events that rocked the world, from world wars to the Spanish flu of 1918. Whatever challenges lie ahead, I am confident that we will rally as Tar Heels have always done.
Give to Carolina
In partnership with the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies and Carolina Public Humanities, Barry and Jan Schochet created the Sidney and Mary Schochet Family Series on Jewish Life and Culture, which supports UNC-Chapel Hill faculty travel to community colleges throughout the state to present their research, particularly on topics related to Judaism.