Turbine Power!

September 22, 2017

The Energy Literacy, Engagement and Action Program, a free, week-long summer institute for twenty high school students, visited UNC in August. As part of the program, students were challenged to create their own wind turbines in order to learn about efficient wind energy.

UNC alumni reunite for PlayMakers’ ‘The Cake’

September 19, 2017

Former classmates Bekah Brunstetter and Jeffrey Meanza reunite to bring Brunstetter’s newest work, “The Cake,” to life through the PlayMakers Repertory Company. Brunstetter graduated from UNC in 2004 with a degree in theater, and Meanza returns to direct the play.

Seven chosen to receive distinguished professorships

September 15, 2017

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill selected seven professors to receive distinguished professorships, including four in the College of Arts & Sciences. W.R. Kenan Jr. Professors Michael Emch, professor and chair of the Department of Geography, is a … Continued

Putting the “You” in “Thank You”

September 15, 2017

Some researchers believe gratitude is a fundamental human emotion, connecting us friends and partners who support our well-being. Two UNC psychologists focus on the long-lasting effects of living a life full of thanks.  Charles Darwin may be best known for … Continued

K-12 Teachers ‘Taste’ the Middle East on Day-Long Study Tour

September 15, 2017

In August, K-12 teachers from across the state got the chance to experience a global culinary experience without leaving North Carolina, thanks to the Duke and UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies, who hosted the third annual “Connecting the Middle East to the Southeast” study tour.

Former Artistic Director Jeff Meanza Returns to PlayMakers

September 8, 2017

Jeffrey Meanza, PlayMakers’ beloved former Associate Artistic Director and alumnus of the Professional Actor Training Program, is back this fall to direct the first show of the Mainstage season! PlayMaker’s Repertory Company sat down with him to do some catching up.

Women in Science: Q&A with Madeline Fisher

September 8, 2017

Senior undergraduate Madeline Fischer is a double major in music and environmental studies. She was interviewed by endeavor as part of an initiative highlighting female researchers at UNC this year.