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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

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

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

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

Belger named director of the FPG Child Development Institute

Aysenil “Ayse” Belger has been named the new director of the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, effective April 1. She has been a faculty member at Carolina for 18 years. ... Read More

Clean Tech Summit shows path to a green global economy

“North Carolina is poised to be a national hub of clean technology for the country and the world,” said Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Bob Blouin. ... Read More

Annual African-American History Month Lecture reexamines the past

Gerald Horne sketched an alternative narrative of U.S. and African-American history, reframing colonial history in a way to better understand modern-day injustices. ... Read More

Mathematics’ Yaiza Canzani named a Sloan Fellow ‘rising star’

The fellowships are given to early-career scientists and scholars whose achievements and potential identify them as the next generation of scientific leaders. ... Read More

CSAS director embraces the ‘messiness’ of history

Malinda Mayor Lowery hopes to glean from the study of the past the insights needed to imagine—and help to build —a better, brighter, more inclusive future for all the region’s communities. ... Read More

Belger named new director of the FPG Child Development Institute

“I look forward to working with an awesome community of scientists and merging my research in brain and cognitive sciences across child and adolescent development with FPG’s expertise in early child development and implementation science to continue the landmark work of the Institute,” Aysenil "Ayse" Belger said. ... Read More