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  • 225 years of Tar Heels: Peaches Golding

    As lord-lieutenant of Bristol, Carolina graduate Peaches Golding became England’s first black High Sheriff. In her role, Golding is Queen Elizabeth II’s representative in the English city and county.

  • Saving lives through stories

    The Southern Oral History Program launched a major research initiative to collect oral histories in rural North Carolina communities to inform health care research, practice and policy.

  • Science, spirituality and synergy in Nepal

    In a three-week journey from Chapel Hill to the Himalayas to study the effects of climate change on Buddhist holy lakes, two mathematicians, a marine scientist and a religious studies scholar overcame multiple challenges and proved the value of an interdisciplinary team.

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    Wilson Library200 South RdChapel Hill27599 | Free

    This exhibition explores the genre of historical scholarship?from the late-fifteenth century through the mid-seventeenth century, a transformative time in Europe’s conception of the global past. It draws on the Rare Book Collection and the North Carolina Collection, both at the Wilson Special Collections Library.

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    Wilson Library200 South RdChapel Hill27599 | Free

    This University Libraries exhibition takes a lighthearted look at Sir Walter Raleigh and his influence on history and popular culture.

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    Hanes Art Center115 S. Columbia St.Chapel HillNC27514 |

    This exhibition aims to present diverse viewpoints and voices from a group of emerging photographers in Nigeria, with their unique individuality, style and vision. They will explore (in some degree) the idea of freedom (in the Nigerian context) including freedom of expression, enfranchisement, the relative meaning of democracy and its varied application in different milieus, the humanity of freedom and its attendant numerical implications in an emerging nation-state like Nigeria.