Mapping Historical Memory: Documenting the state’s history through monuments, shrines, public art

In 2013, we published a story about a new UNC digital collection that documents the state’s history through monuments, shrines and public art. The scholarly adviser to the site is historian Fitz Brundage. In recent days, Brundage has been quoted about Confederate monuments in numerous national publications.

‘A commitment to be the absolute best’

Students aren’t the only ones gearing up for the fall semester – or moving in on campus. Like many of the new Tar Heels arriving in Chapel Hill this week, chemistry professor Frank Leibfarth is learning his way around, unpacking boxes and settling into his new role at Carolina,