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Big wins for English facultyFaculty members in the department of English and comparative literature have won major awards for their creative work and service to the campus community, the state and beyond.
Faculty duo supports grad studentsUNC political scientists Liesbet Hooghe and Gary Marks may be leading experts on European politics, but their greatest legacy will likely be their extensive collaborative work with graduate students.
Tar Heels’ True NorthIn casual parlance, “true north” refers to finding the right path on life’s journey. Herein are five stories of Tar Heels who directed their compass toward creating a better tomorrow.
Letter from the Dean spring 2019Interim Dean Terry Rhodes is delighted that this issue is devoted to Carolina students, faculty, staff and alumni who are making the world a better place in ways large and small.
A magical lifeFor 27 years, Carolina alumni Mary Pope Osborne and Will Osborne have taken children on journeys across time and space through The New York Times bestselling Magic Tree House chapter book series.
Milestone MomentsCarolina celebrated its 225th anniversary this academic year. The College of Arts & Sciences used the occasion to mark several moments in its own history including its origins in 1795.
Thorne shares love of science and artTheoretical physicist and Nobel laureate Kip Thorne combines a love of science and art in his work, and he shared that passion with a Carolina audience on Feb. 21.
The Children of Harvey MilkAndrew Reynolds explores the power of individuals like Milk in effecting social change and, in turn, public policy, in The Children of Harvey Milk: How LGBTQ Politicians Changed the World (Oxford University Press, 2018)
NSF grant strengthens faculty mentoringA grant from the National Science Foundation will promote more effective faculty mentoring for women and underrepresented groups in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields.
New gifts for Chancellor’s Science Scholars programTwo generous contributions to the Chancellor’s Science Scholars program will enable more students to pursue degrees in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields.
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Change Agents: Tar Heels navigate a better tomorrow
Letter From the Dean
Interim Dean Terry Rhodes is delighted that this issue is devoted to Carolina students, faculty, staff and alumni who are making the world a better place in ways large and small.