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College Launches New Earth, Marine and Environmental Sciences Department

Merger of three units will strengthen interdisciplinary research, expand curricular offerings, and promote experiential learning opportunities for Carolina students. By the College of Arts & Sciences, Wednesday, May 26th, 2021 The departments of geological sciences and marine sciences, together with the UNC Institute of Marine Sciences, will merge into a single academic unit within the College […]

The P’urhépecha Podcasts

Through community radio and podcasts, College of Arts and Sciences’ Postdoctoral Research Associate Maria Gutierrez strives to preserve her ancestral language and identity — that of an indigenous people from Michoacán, Mexico, called the P’urhépecha. Alyssa LaFaro, Endeavors, Tuesday, May 4th, 2021 Maria Gutierrez, a postdoctoral research associate in the department of women’s and gender studies […]

Carolina Places in the Top 5 of The Princeton Review’s

UNC-Chapel Hill also ranked second on the list of public universities for financial aid and fifth among best value public colleges for students with no demonstrated financial need. In addition, Carolina is listed as eighth among public universities for making an impact. University Communications, Monday, April 26th, 2021 It’s always a great day to be a […]

Carolina Named Top Large University in the South

The same rankings, published by the Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education, ranks Carolina third among all public universities in the country. By University Communications, Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021 The 2021 Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings named the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill the No. 1 large college in the South. The […]

Look close! Can you name these iconic campus locations?

Hey Tar Heels! How well do you know Carolina's campus? Test your knowledge of these iconic campus locations by guessing solely off the first photo. Click on the right arrow to view the full photo. Then, click on the full photo to check your answer! Can you guess all 10 locations correctly? Previous Next Hint: […]

Frey Foundation Distinguished Visiting Professor Lecture: “The Legacy of Reconstruction

PRESENTED BY THE UNC COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCESWATCH NOW Watch Henry Louis Gates Jr., the Frey Foundation Distinguished Visiting Professor for Spring 2021, in conversation with UNC faculty member Karla Slocum, discussing “The Legacy of Reconstruction and the Rise of Jim Crow.” Gates is the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and Director of the Hutchins […]

Bookmark This: 2020 wrap-up

For over a year, The UNC College of Arts and Sciences has been highlighting new books by its faculty members and alumni on the first Friday of each month. Take a look back at the interviews with some of these Tar Heel authors. December 2019: Elizabeth Engelhardt, The Food We Eat, The Stories We Tell: Contemporary Appalachian […]

A Poet’s Southern Atlas

Kim Weaver Spurr, The Well, College of Arts & Sciences, Wednesday, November 4th, 2020 Teaching Assistant Professor Tyree Daye’s newest poetry collection, “Cardinal,” explores the joy and pain of growing up in the rural South. Tyree Daye has been thinking a lot lately about how complicated the idea of home is — what memories to hold […]

Nov. 3 Election Forecast with Larry Sabato

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Tec4-MEn_k&feature=youtu.be Election analyst Larry Sabato is the Frey Foundation Distinguished Visiting Professor for Fall 2020 and discusses the Nov. 3 election in conversation with UNC political science professor Jason Roberts. Larry Sabato is a New York Times best-selling author, four-time Emmy winner, and is recognized as one of the nation’s most respected political analysts. He appears multiple times […]

Ram’s Tales: Folk Tales from Around the World

First-year MFA students in Gwendolyn Schwinke’s spring voice and speech class used their acting skills for good to produce an online album of international folk tales for UNC Children’s Hospital. https://soundcloud.com/gwendolyn-schwinke