Academics

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  • Studying drama and the plague an ocean apart

    An international online course connects students from three universities to explore how theater-makers can adapt, recover and thrive amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • UNC School of Nursing mourns scholar, mentor and educator Diane Berry

    She passed away unexpectedly and leaves a legacy that spanned nearly two decades.

  • Gary Marchionini reappointed as SILS dean

    “Under Gary’s leadership, SILS remains poised to continue its trajectory of growth and success, and I’m delighted he will continue in this role,” said Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Robert A. Blouin in announcing the reappointment April 1.

  • Finding musical harmony in a pandemic

    Students in Mark Katz’s APPLES Service-Learning course “Music and the Community” explored how music composition, performance and collaboration could also work as tools for service.

  • Easing back into the classroom

    Around a third of Carolina students are enrolled in at least one in-person class. Here’s a look at how it’s going.

  • One year later

    COVID-19’s toll on everyone's lives is incalculable, but UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School is preparing for a “better normal.”

  • UNC School of Education Dean Fouad Abd-El-Khalick reappointed

    Under Dean Abd-El-Khalick’s tenure, the school experienced an 11-place rise in rankings and a 154% increase in total research expenditures.

  • Now more than ever

    By adapting to the challenges of the pandemic, Carolina enrolled its largest undergraduate class ever in fall 2020 at a time when many other colleges saw their enrollments decline.

  • Tanner Awards for Graduate Teaching Assistants

    One graduate teaching assistant engaged psychology students by asking them to host a podcast episode, while another asked students to propose improvements to laboratory experiments that enhance the remote instruction experience.

  • Johnston, Chapman Family Awards

    One professor started his Zoom lectures with funny photo backdrops and the line “Broadcasting today from in front of a [insert photo quip],” while another teleported into the famous PBS artist studio of Bob Ross, complete with wig.