Funding Priority

Leveraging Innovation for Experiential Education

To ensure Carolina’s competitiveness in an evolving global environment, the college must invest in strategic interdisciplinary priorities for the 21st century. From renowned research centers in which innovation thrives to dynamic new facilities like our BeAM makerspaces, we are bringing our college community together to think, communicate, collaborate and create. Support of signature programs — through Convergent Science, the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies, the Shuford Program in Entrepreneurship, the Center for the Study of the American South and PlayMakers Repertory Company — plays a key role in helping us take on the world’s greatest challenges.

UNC College of Arts & Sciences

    More UNC College of Arts & Sciences Funding Priorities

    Explore Stories

    Ronit Freeman holds a coronavirus model
    Health

    Developing a Sweeter COVID-19 Test

    Carolina researchers have designed a rapid sensing COVID-19 test using sugar to take advantage of the virus’s sweet tooth.

    Whitmore looks out over the field site.
    Environment

    A Project of Her Own

    PhD student Kriddie Whitmore’s research in the Andes

    Candice Powell, the director of the Carolina Covenant.
    Student Support

    A Stronger Future

    Candice Powell shares how the Carolina Covenant scholarship is changing lives.

    Cliff Huang poses by the Old Well to commemorate the earning of his doctorate from UNC-Chapel Hill in 1968.
    Alumni

    A Blessed Life

    Cliff Huang’s journey from Taiwan to Carolina.

    Ashley Medina plays a flute outdoors at Carolina.
    Military

    A Call to Serve

    With an older sister already in college and two younger siblings, Ashley Medina was excited to learn about the support for military families through the Red, White and Carolina Blue Challenge.

    Blue Sky Scholar Gigi Cloney poses in front of the Old Well on Carolina's campus.
    Student Support

    ‘Serendipitous’ Support

    Support from the Blue Sky Scholars program arrived just when this public policy and German double major needed it.