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Bill Ferris spent his career documenting the stories and music of the American South. His life's work has now resulted in two Grammy awards.
Since its founding in 1877, the UNC School of Education has become a leading research-intensive organization ranked among the top 20 schools of education at public universities.
After a 14-year career in technology, Dalila Dragnić-Cindrić became interested in improving P-12 education while volunteering in her son’s first-grade classroom and seeing the importance of understanding how children learn.
UNC School of Education professor Matthew Springer found that a key to improving struggling schools could be paying retention bonuses to teachers.
Bill Ferris, the Joel R. Williamson eminent professor emeritus of history, never could have imagined being nominated for two Grammy Awards when he first picked up a camera at 12 years old.
In her nearly six years as chancellor, Carol L. Folt launched The Blueprint for Next and the largest fundraising campaign in University history and oversaw an unprecedented rise in research at Carolina.
Most theoretical physicists don’t see their predictions confirmed in their lifetimes, as it can take centuries to discover the physical phenomena that marks them true. But that hasn’t been the case for Laura Mersini-Houghton, who’s seen six of her predictions about the origins of the universe verified in the last decade.
Kessonga Giscombé, a husband, father, faculty member and student, manages the stress in his life by practicing mindfulness — and teaching it, too.