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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    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.

    The Human Side of Research

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


    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


    An anthropological look at the COVID-19 pandemic

    Understanding the impacts of the pandemic


    ‘Recoding the Boys’ Club’

    Women at the intersection of politics and technology


    The formula for reform

    Transforming the state’s criminal justice system