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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    Community

    An anthropological look at the COVID-19 pandemic

    Understanding the impacts of the pandemic

    Alumni

    ‘Recoding the Boys’ Club’

    Women at the intersection of politics and technology

    Humanities

    The formula for reform

    Transforming the state’s criminal justice system

    UNC - Chapel Hill

    Harvey Award goes to autism employer support, mobile app for well-water testing

    Funding the two projects with $75,000 each, the award recognizes exemplary faculty who reflect the University’s commitment to innovative engagement and outreach that addresses real-world challenges. 

    Donor

    The gift of wonder: Rare book collection coming to Carolina

    Rare book collection worth $6.2 million donated to the University Libraries

    Humanities

    Contagion through the lens of Shakespeare

    Relating COVID-19 to contagion