History and place in Chapel Hill and LegendbornTracy Deonn’s Legendborn brings Arthurian legends and magic to UNC-Chapel Hill. On a recent Southern Futures podcast, Deonn talks about incorporating the landmarks and the history of the campus, including the Old Chapel Hill Cemetery.
Read more in Chapter & Verse.
Building resilience for storm-battered N.C.
The record-breaking 2020 Atlantic hurricane season included 30 storms, and while North Carolina managed to dodge the 12 hurricanes that made landfall, that won’t always be the case in the future. A team of interdisciplinary researchers at UNC is combining their expertise in areas like human health, ecology, and urban planning to create a long-term holistic plan helping vulnerable communities prepare for the next generation of extreme weather events.
Inside This Issue
Science Without Silos: Collaboration begets innovation. Also inside: Studying oceans apart; An entrepreneurial mindset; Next acts. View a reader-friendly flipbook.
Letter From the Dean
On March 1, 2020, I was named dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, after serving a year as interim dean. I had no idea how radically the world would shift before the month was even over.
Give to Carolina
When Maury Hanson died at age 100 last spring, he bequeathed an unrestricted planned gift to the department of classics and to University Libraries.
"It was a very pleasant surprise," said Donald Haggis, professor and chair of the classics department. “This comes as a welcome gift for a number of reasons.”