March 25, 2021
A doula, a graduate mentor, a solar energy researcher and a career development director have received the 2021 University Awards for the Advancement of Women. These women and the 2020 award recipients, whose ceremony was...Read More
Jan. 20, 2021
Carolina has honored 25 faculty members and teaching assistants for their accomplishments with 2021 University Teaching Awards. Given annually, these awards acknowledge the University’s commitment to outstanding teaching and mentoring for graduate and undergraduate students....Read More
Harris is a Distinguished Professor of sociology, Magness is Kenan Distinguished Professor of religious studies and Roth is a Distinguished Professor of pharmacology.
Carolina now has 39 faculty in the academy.
For 2019, more than 200 individuals with compelling achievements in academia, business, government and public affairs were recognized.
The academy was founded in 1780. Its dual mission remains essentially the same 239 years later with honorees from increasingly diverse fields and with the work now focused on the arts, democracy, education, global affairs and science.
The 2019 class includes former First Lady Michelle Obama, poet and foundation president Elizabeth Alexander (Andrew W. Mellon Foundation), chemical and biological engineer Kristi S. Anseth (University of Colorado Boulder), author Jonathan Franzen, actress and playwright Anna Deavere Smith and cell biologist Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz (Howard Hughes Medical Institute), among others.
The new class will be inducted at a ceremony in October in Cambridge, Mass.