Faculty Support

The Story of God

A UNC professor helps us to understand the story of God.

A UNC professor helps us to understand the story of God.

For centuries, religion has been central in the lives of individuals. Today, Christianity, Islam and Judaism touch all of society regardless of personal faith.

In 2015, actor Morgan Freeman endeavored to understand how seemingly disparate faiths connect us all. Jodi Magness, the Kenan Distinguished Professor for Teaching Excellence in Early Judaism and an archaeologist concentrating on ancient Palestine, went along with him for part of that journey.

The result was the six-part National Geographic series The Story of GodOpens in new window.

 

UNC College of Arts and Sciences Funding Priorities

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Community

New speaker series will promote constructive discourse

$8 million gift to fund speaker series in the UNC Program for Public Discourse.

Patrick Clinch
Student Support

A Legacy of Outstanding Ability

Carolina senior receives the Marshall Scholarship to study in the United Kingdom

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Diversity

Tools for Change

Transforming our understanding of race, racism and social equity

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Community

Philosophy as Public Service

Bringing philosophy to correctional facilities

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Humanities

Connecting Carolina to Students and Educators across the State

"This university is a public university that truly serves everyone, not just itself.”

Charlie Helms at Kenan-Flagler.
Student Support

Computer Scientist and Community Builder

Chancellor's Science Scholar Charlie Helms '21 co-launched Black in Technology to increase Black and minority representation in computer science.