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Disseminating Coronavirus Research

April 13, 2020

Working remotely from their home offices, the University’s librarians are helping the world’s virologists fight coronavirus by making faculty research more accessible online through the Carolina Digital Repository. Launched in 2009 to digitally curate specialty collections, the repository was enhanced in … Continued

Bilbo, Aslan and Scholarly Giants

April 1, 2020

J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis, creators of Middle Earth and Narnia, held Christopher Armitage’s fate in their hands. It was July 1954, and the two literary giants joined scholarly giants Helen Gardner, Renaissance scholar and future British Dame, and Lord … Continued

Remote Learning Begins with Successes, Surprises

March 25, 2020

A look at how Carolina’s faculty and students are responding to remote teaching and learning in the first few days. In an unprecedented move, Carolina faculty began teaching remotely this week, re-starting courses suspended because of the COVID-19 pandemic. “Our … Continued

Focus Carolina: John Bruno

January 31, 2020

John Bruno is a marine ecologist and professor in the Department of Biology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His research is focused on the impact of climate change on the ocean and marine ecosystems. His lab … Continued

University Adds Korean Studies Major

January 6, 2020

Thirteen years after 23 students enrolled in the first Korean language class at Carolina, the University has added a major in Korean studies to its curriculum.  Korean studies majors will take Korean language courses as well as courses in Korean culture, … Continued

Focus Carolina: Paul Cuadros

November 12, 2019

Paul Cuadros served as the chair and executive director of the UNC Scholars’ Latino Initiative and is also the co-founder of the Carolina Latinx Center. Cuadros researches and writes about race and poverty in North Carolina. His reporting on Latino … Continued