Faculty Support

History Honored, History Heard

Chaitra Powell strengthens the special collections library in their quest to document and expand knowledge.

Chaitra Powell strengthens the special collections library in their quest to document and expand knowledge.

The position of the African American Collections and Outreach Archivist in the Southern Historical Collection at the Wilson Special Collections Library was created as a bold commitment to ensuring the preservation of stories documenting the lives of African Americans in the South, as well as working with communities across the region to safeguard—and understand—their own histories. Chaitra Powell strengthens the special collections library in their quest to document and expand knowledge. Chaitra Powell is the African American collections and outreach archivist in the Southern Historical Collection, and a 2017 Library Journal “Mover & Shaker.” The Movers & Shakers award recognizes top “changemakers” who are transforming what it means to be a librarian.

 

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The Peck Effect

When Carolina alumnus Sheldon Peck and his wife, Leena, gifted a rare collection of 17th-century European masterworks — including seven Rembrandts — to the Ackland Art Museum, it became the nation’s first public university art museum to own a collection of Rembrandt drawings and one of only two universities to do so.  

Student Support

No Stranger To Hard Work

Tarik Woods got his first job at 14. He's been working hard ever since.

UNC - Chapel Hill

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Private support is critical to Carolina’s mission to advance welfare for all kind. With 2017 winding down, it’s not too late to make a gift that will also benefit your tax liability, but time is of the essence.

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Health

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People with severe asthma have trouble breathing almost all of the time and experience frequent, debilitating attacks. It’s not only frightening; it can be deadly.

Leadership

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Leadership

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