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Faculty and Scholarship

The 21st-Century Professoriate is collaborative, creative and committed to serving the people of our state and beyond. They are high-achieving, interdisciplinary scholars pursuing high-potential, high-reward research with a global reach.

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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.

Media center
Faculty Support

Boosting Digital Literacy

New center to enhance learning and hone skills

Joe Brown poses in the foreground of a lab.
Environment

A Human Right

Investigating the link between gut infections and poor infrastructure in underserved rural communities in the U.S. South

Four seed grant recipients.
Faculty Support

Planting Seeds of Success

Four UNC Hussman faculty members awarded seed grants for innovative research

The Commons Festival 2019
Arts

Fostering a Creative Community

Four local artists have been awarded artists-and-residencies at CPA

McMillan Cottom
Faculty Support

Recognizing Transformative Work

Carolina faculty member awarded “genius grant”

Chancellor's Spotlight

‘The Happiness of the Rising Generation’

In his keynote address at his installation, Chancellor Guskiewicz found inspiration and guidance from the University's original charter.

Lily Dean and Coach Galvin
Athletics

A Culture of Character

Carolina Gymnastics Coach Derek Galvin honored with endowed scholarship.

Headshots of new professors in Carolina
Faculty Support

Supporting Underrepresented Scholars

Building a culturally diverse intellectual community