Humanities: Creating Leaders, Leading Creators

The liberal arts cover a breadth and depth of knowledge, enabling students to thrive in any discipline. But at Carolina, they’re more than just a springboard. Thanks to one of the most respected liberal arts research programs in the country, our students discover their life’s passion, and our professors advance their life’s work.

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    Christine Mikeska and Ben Arbuckle with an assemblage of bones from an archaeological dig.
    Humanities

    Analyzing Ancient Animal Remains

    Analyzing ancient animal remains shipped across the Atlantic from a partner university, researchers at Carolina are uncovering insights about life in some of civilization’s first cities.

    A Carolina student faces a crowd at a commencement ceremony.
    Student Support

    Preparing graduate students for the future of work outside academia

    CareerWell, a new program at the UNC Graduate School, builds core business skills and valuable professional networks.

    Teachers studying art.
    Humanities

    Connecting Carolina to Students and Educators across the State

    "This university is a public university that truly serves everyone, not just itself.”

    Diamond Holloman, a PhD candidate at UNC-Chapel Hill, listens to Malinda Maynor Lowery, co-director of Southern futures at a meeting in a community center in Robeson County.
    Humanities

    The Human Side of Research

    An interdisciplinary team of humanities students and faculty are documenting climate change in Robeson County.

    Community

    UNC Health Mobile Clinic Goes Beyond COVID-19 Testing

    Breaking down barriers to health care access

    Faculty Support

    First Jonathan M. Hess Term Professor Named

    Honoring the commitments of a valued professor in the fine arts and humanities