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  • A collage of four campus photos, which includes a stone doorway from Forest Theater; Leather books on a Wilson library shelf; Rows of seats in Kenan Stadium; and vines twisting around each other.

    A closer look

    Take a macro-look at the objects, designs and textures from our campus that can be easy to miss.

  • Tom Bythell

    Protecting the overstory

    Painstaking stewardship and a long view of history drive Massey Award winner Tom Bythell as he cares for Carolina’s precious campus.

  • Wilson Library.

    Summer in Chapel Hill

    The campus feels much different this summer, but Carolina in the summertime remains as charming and stunning as ever.

  • Occult mystic tarot deck on a table.

    Learning about the deeper meaning of the supernatural

    Maymester's “Supernatural Encounters: Zombies, Vampires, Demons and the Occult in the Americas” explored the relationships between supernatural folklore and societal issues such as ethnocentrism, imperialism and social inequality and change.

  • A collage of photos of students playing instruments.

    UNC Music keeps playing with Carolina Stomp

    Carolina's music students are still making music together despite being apart because of social distancing.

  • A man climbing a rock wall.

    Building bonds through climbing

    Over the past five years, Carolina's Climbing Club has developed into one of the best collegiate climbing programs in the southeast while also building a community for hundreds of Tar Heels.

  • Jill Shippee doing the hammer throw

    Olympic dreams deferred

    Two Carolina legends recount the heartbreak of missing their shot at the Olympic Games 40 years ago and offer advice to current student-athletes whose Olympic hopes have been put on hold by the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • A family holds up a sign that says

    Congratulations, Tar Heels!

    Watch as proud friends and family of the Class of 2020 congratulate the graduates and share words of encouragement.