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Professor Matt Andrews featured in The Well

July 28, 2022

The July 28th edition of UNC’s The Well features an interview with history Professor Matt Andrews about the restoration of Jim Thorpe’s Olympic wins. In the article, written by Emily Padula, Professor Andrews argues that “the Native American athlete’s story…reminds … Continued

Congratulations to Dr. John Sweet on his NYT Review

July 19, 2022

Dr. Sweet’s latest book, The Sewing Girl’s Tale: A Story of Crime and Consequences in Revolutionary America (2022), was reviewed by The New York Times this past week. Read the article here. You can also find a short excerpt on Lit … Continued

Professor Fitz Brundage’s Digital Project Spotlighted by College

March 23, 2022

The college of arts and sciences website recently featured a spotlight on Fitz Brundage’s long-term project to produce a digital collection of North Carolina’s monuments, shrines and commemorative public art. Commemorative Landscape, an interdisciplinary collaboration, “contains information on roughly 1000 historical … Continued

Congratulations to Dr. William Sturkey, 2022 Tanner Award Recipient!

March 8, 2022

Earlier this year, Dr. William Sturkey earned a 2022 Tanner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. Created in 1952, the Tanner Award celebrates inspirational teaching of undergraduates, especially first- and second-year students. Read about Dr. Sturkey’s accomplishment and reflections on … Continued