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Freeman wins support to capture and disable coronavirus spikes

Associate professor Ronit Freeman is working on multiple areas of research related to COVID-19.
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Treul, Marinelli to lead Program for Public Discourse

Sarah Treul and Kevin Marinelli have been tapped to lead the UNC Program for Public Discourse.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Reactivating the Galapagos economy

The UNC Center for Galapagos Studies and its partners are helping island communities recover from the pandemic’s impact.
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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.
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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.
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#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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Listening in

A senior in geography and history uses audio storytelling to enlighten and engage.
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Resilient mindsets

Biologist Daniel Matute studies a trait often found in our planet’s hardiest organisms: resiliency.
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Supporting ‘strivers’

Philosopher Jennifer Morton focuses on grit, resilience and effective ways to support disadvantaged college students.
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A pandemic shapes a modeler’s research vision

Professor Serhan Ziya is applying his expertise in operations research to help hospitals and emergency departments during the current pandemic.
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The Great Pivot

When classes once again shifted to remote delivery in fall 2020, faculty across the College of Arts & Sciences say they were better prepared for it.
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Grow your reading list

Find more books by College faculty and alumni
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A cyclic history

North Carolina’s voting rights battles are America’s struggles in microcosm, a new book says.
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Mission always, people first

Alumna Lindsey Jefferies levels her wings, both in the cockpit and out.
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Our new normal

Virtual greetings from the first-ever virtual issue of Carolina Arts & Sciences magazine.
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A Poet’s Southern Atlas

Poet Tyree Daye's newest collection, "Cardinal," explores themes of the Great Migration through his lens as a Black man navigating away from — and returning to — the place he calls home.
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Southern Futures: Chief Hope Officer

UNC alumnus William J. “Bill” Bynum leads a family of organizations named HOPE that is working to strengthen some of the South’s most economically distressed communities.
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Southern Futures: Cultural activism and the fate of Johns Island

Madd Heartley turned her interest in folk music into a project that explores the impact of civil rights activists on the development of Johns Island, South Carolina.
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Southern Futures: Exploring intersections of class and race in Green Valley

Moriah James studies the historically Black community of Green Valley in Arlington, Virginia. She wants to highlight the success of local entrepreneurs.
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Southern Futures: Vulnerable lives on the Matanzas River

Anna Hamilton's multimedia project, Matanzas Voices, documents the lives of people along the Matanzas River in St. Augustine, Florida.
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Southern Futures: Voices of resilience and recovery in Robeson County

Ph.D. candidate Diamond Holloman leads a Southern Futures project that examines the impact of climate change through the lens of environmental humanities.
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Southern Futures: Diverse voices for a changing region

Southern Futures is a new campuswide initiative that supports cutting-edge scholarship, creative endeavors and thoughtful conversations across disciplines.
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By Land

Tyree Daye, assistant professor of creative writing, shares his poem "By Land" from his new collection, Cardinal.
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‘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.
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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.
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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.

Give Now

Connect With Us!

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Article Image

Freeman wins support to capture and disable coronavirus spikes

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

Treul, Marinelli to lead Program for Public Discourse

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

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.
Article Image

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.
Article Image

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.
Article Image

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.
Article Image

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.
Article Image

Reactivating the Galapagos economy

The UNC Center for Galapagos Studies and its partners are helping island communities recover from the pandemic’s impact.
Article Image

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.
Article Image

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.
Article Image

#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.
Article Image

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.
Article Image

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.
Article Image

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.
Article Image

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.
Article Image

Listening in

A senior in geography and history uses audio storytelling to enlighten and engage.
Article Image

Resilient mindsets

Biologist Daniel Matute studies a trait often found in our planet’s hardiest organisms: resiliency.
Article Image

Supporting ‘strivers’

Philosopher Jennifer Morton focuses on grit, resilience and effective ways to support disadvantaged college students.
Article Image

A pandemic shapes a modeler’s research vision

Professor Serhan Ziya is applying his expertise in operations research to help hospitals and emergency departments during the current pandemic.
Article Image

The Great Pivot

When classes once again shifted to remote delivery in fall 2020, faculty across the College of Arts & Sciences say they were better prepared for it.
Article Image

Grow your reading list

Find more books by College faculty and alumni
Article Image

A cyclic history

North Carolina’s voting rights battles are America’s struggles in microcosm, a new book says.
Article Image

Mission always, people first

Alumna Lindsey Jefferies levels her wings, both in the cockpit and out.
Article Image

Our new normal

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

A Poet’s Southern Atlas

Poet Tyree Daye's newest collection, "Cardinal," explores themes of the Great Migration through his lens as a Black man navigating away from — and returning to — the place he calls home.
Article Image

Southern Futures: Chief Hope Officer

UNC alumnus William J. “Bill” Bynum leads a family of organizations named HOPE that is working to strengthen some of the South’s most economically distressed communities.
Article Image

Southern Futures: Cultural activism and the fate of Johns Island

Madd Heartley turned her interest in folk music into a project that explores the impact of civil rights activists on the development of Johns Island, South Carolina.
Article Image

Southern Futures: Exploring intersections of class and race in Green Valley

Moriah James studies the historically Black community of Green Valley in Arlington, Virginia. She wants to highlight the success of local entrepreneurs.
Article Image

Southern Futures: Vulnerable lives on the Matanzas River

Anna Hamilton's multimedia project, Matanzas Voices, documents the lives of people along the Matanzas River in St. Augustine, Florida.
Article Image

Southern Futures: Voices of resilience and recovery in Robeson County

Ph.D. candidate Diamond Holloman leads a Southern Futures project that examines the impact of climate change through the lens of environmental humanities.
Article Image

Southern Futures: Diverse voices for a changing region

Southern Futures is a new campuswide initiative that supports cutting-edge scholarship, creative endeavors and thoughtful conversations across disciplines.
Article Image

By Land

Tyree Daye, assistant professor of creative writing, shares his poem "By Land" from his new collection, Cardinal.
Article Image

‘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.
Article Image

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.
Article Image

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.

Give Now

Connect With Us!

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