Well Said: Carolina and the maker movement

February 15, 2017

The maker movement is in full force at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Carolina’s Be a Maker Network is connecting students, faculty and staff to design and create physical objects in makerspaces equipped with tools for woodworking, … Continued

PlayMakers Repertory Company presents”Twelfth Night”

February 9, 2017

PlayMakers Repertory Company presents Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” at the Paul Green Theatre March 1-19. The production is directed by Jerry Ruiz, Associate Artistic Director at PlayMakers, in his directorial debut with the company.

Less driving linked to a decrease in roadway fatalities

February 9, 2017

A new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine shows that a significant decrease in automobile travel from 2003-2014 correlated with a decrease in the number of crash deaths, with the largest reduction among young men. The study also discovered that at the same time, there was no increase in how active Americans were.

A home worthy of great music

February 9, 2017

The dedication of Hill Hall Feb. 8 celebrated the changes 18 months and $15 million of private gifts had brought to the department of music building, which turns 100 this year.

The Long Game

February 7, 2017

We use statistics to analyze almost every aspect of sports on the court, but UNC’s Jonathan Jensen employs statistical analysis to predict what will happen behind the scenes of sports business,

Celebrating 40 years of jazz at Carolina

February 1, 2017

Jim Ketch is a music professor in UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences and a passionate jazz musician. This is the 40th year of Ketch’s leadership of the Carolina Jazz Festival. We talked to him about the origins of his talent, his love of the trumpet and his most memorable performances. The 2017 Jazz Festival starts on Feb. 15.