News and Features
With the debut of the College of Arts and Sciences’ new website, we also debut our new tag line: Synergy Unleashed. At Carolina, teaching, learning and research are transformative processes by which we invent a better future. There is synergy in pairing diverse and sometimes unexpected disciplines.
More than 150 people came together Oct. 1 following an afternoon performance of Detroit ’67 by PlayMakers Repertory Company for a Carolina Conversation on racial tension and social unrest.
Four highly promising faculty members in diverse fields in UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences have been awarded the Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prizes for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement by Young Faculty.
Join PlayMakers Repertory Company for a special matinee performance of “Detroit ’67,” a gripping play that explores the themes of racial relations and social justice, at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1. The performance will be followed by a Carolina Conversation, “Detroit ’67 to Charlotte ’16.”
New Roots/Nuevas Raíces: Voices from Carolina del Norte has received the 2016 Elizabeth B. Mason Project Award in the major projects category from the Oral History Association (OHA), an organization committed to the development of oral history. The award, which recognizes outstanding oral history projects, will be presented to New Roots at the Oral History Association’s annual meeting in Long Beach, California, … Continued
When Katy Clune arrived at Carolina for graduate folklore studies two years ago, she intended to weave together her interests in Southeast Asia and textiles. She had spent her childhood in Indonesia and worked most recently at the Textile Museum at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Once in Chapel Hill, she began seeking information about Southeast Asian culture in … Continued
Former UNC doctoral student Andrew Flory, now an assistant professor of music at Carleton College, is an expert in rhythm and blues music. His particular focus is the music of Motown, and he has a book coming out in summer 2017 titled “I Hear a Symphony: Motown and Crossover R&B.” The UNC Graduate School recently spoke with Flory about how … Continued
Kenan Professor of Sociology Howard Aldrich includes BeAM@MURRAY HALL in his Sociology 89H course, “Rationalization and the Changing Nature of Social Life in 21st Century America,” combining a week-long visit with the underlying course theme on the effect of technological change on the process of rationalization in modern society.