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Established in 2009, the Digital Heritage Center has digitized more than 120,000 yearbooks, scrapbooks, newspapers, photographs and city directories from the past two centuries and more recent decades. ... Read More

Public service awards honor mentorship, advocacy programs led by Tar Heels

The Carolina Center for Public Service recognized several community-based programs led by Carolina faculty, staff and students at its 2018 Public Service Awards celebration on April 9. ... Read More

Chemistry professor develops polymers that mimic chameleon skin

Chemistry professor Sergei Sheiko has produced a biocompatible synthetic material that behaves like biological tissues and changes color when it changes shape—like chameleon skin. ... Read More

Dean named president of University of New Hampshire

Former UNC-Chapel Hill Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost James W. Dean Jr. has been named the next president of the University of New Hampshire, effective June 30. ... Read More

Carolina programs ranked among ‘Best Graduate Schools’

Several graduate programs at Carolina received high rankings as part of U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 “Best Graduate Schools.” Among the rankings, the School of Medicine is first for its primary care program, following a second-place ranking last year. ... Read More

Sexual harassment can take many forms, and so can ways to stop it

March's Carolina Conversations session explored types of conduct that could be considered harassment and how to address it. ... Read More

Carl Ernst connects Carolina to the Middle East

For Carl Ernst, Islamic studies is about much more than studying the languages and cultures of the Middle East—it’s about fostering a much-needed awareness of an area of the world with which many people in the United States are unfamiliar. ... Read More

Gillings School partners on a banner symposium exploring the 1918 flu pandemic

"Public health can be a great convener of people, crossing boundaries to forge conversations for the public good," said Barbara Rimer. ... Read More

Blouin discusses online learning approaches with Faculty Council

One of the goals of The Blueprint for Next is to expand online offerings to serve non-residential students. To find out more about it, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Bob Blouin, along with Chancellor Carol L. Folt and other campus leaders, recently visited Arizona State University and Harvard University, which have both emerged as national […] ... Read More

SO YOU WANT TO BE AN ORNATRIX

About 45 art, art history and classics students, hairstylists, costume designers and a few curious staff and community members attended a workshop on how to replicate ancient Roman hairstyles led by hairstylist and “hair archaeologist” Janet Stephens of Baltimore. ... Read More