Category: Fine Arts & Humanities
Daniel Wallace calls his new book, Extraordinary Adventures (St. Martin’s Press), his most autobiographical work yet. Set in Wallace’s hometown of Birmingham, Ala., the book features the journey of Edsel … Continued
Incoming first-year student Samuel Gee of Easley, S.C., has been awarded a 2017 Thomas Wolfe Scholarship, a full, four-year merit scholarship in creative writing in the College of Arts & … Continued
Zena Cardman is setting her sights on the ultimate frontier — space. Over 18,000 people applied to be in NASA’s newest class of astronauts, and Cardman found out on May … Continued
The experimental environment at WXDU provides an artistic haven for Duke University students and Durham locals alike — a sentiment that UNC archivist and folklorist Jaycie Vos hopes to capture.
Four new integrated first-year seminars team-taught by faculty members from different disciplines will be offered beginning in fall 2017 as part of the new Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP): “Creating Scientists: … Continued
Elizabeth Manekin, head of University programs and academic projects for the Ackland Art Museum, uses art in the Ackland’s collection to enhance an American Studies class.
In fall 2016, the College of Arts & Sciences at UNC-Chapel Hill launched a major new initiative that amplified and integrated the work that College faculty, staff, students and alumni … Continued
Named in honor of its founder, violinist and professor of music emeritus Richard Luby, the Richard Luby Violin Symposium offers participants an intensive one-week immersion focused on individual instrumental and … Continued
Physicist Laurie McNeil and musician Brent Wissick have taught the first-year seminar, “The Interplay of Music and Physics,” for one semester each year, for 12 consecutive years, beginning in 1999. … Continued
Get to know Grace Gunter, a linguistics major from Mebane, North Carolina, as she experiences her senior year at Carolina. View a photo essay of her senior year.
Elijah Gaddis grew up in Cabarrus County, in the “heart of textile country,” not knowing much about the history of the place he calls home. During his time at Carolina, … Continued
Jane Thrailkill, the Bowman and Gordon Gray Distinguished Term Associate Professor in the department of English and comparative literature, is “passionate about provoking students to think across traditional boundaries.” She … Continued
Nearly 200 projects were showcased at the 18th annual Celebration of Undergraduate Research at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on April 27. The three-hour event provided an … Continued
Mark Katz of the Institute for the Arts and Humanities was among the winners of the 2017 University Diversity Awards.
PlayMakers Repertory Company presents “Mr. Joy,” a work by award-winning playwright Daniel Beaty, as the final production of its 2016/17 PRC² second-stage season.
Eliza Doolittle strolls in. Actually, it’s actress Mia Pinero and she’s ready for a costume fitting for “My Fair Lady,” produced by PlayMakers Repertory Company at the University of North … Continued
A giant snake pendulum that will be on display in front of Phillips Hall for Arts Everywhere Day April 7 is a perfect mashup of art and science. The 8-by-11-foot … Continued
Converting the campus into a creative hub, Arts Everywhere Day on April 7 will engage the University community with diverse arts experiences and opportunities for creative expression.
Students from across the United States come to UNC-Chapel Hill to discuss complex and timely ethical dilemmas in the 5th annual competition.
The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program named University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill second-year student Scott Emmons and third-year student Sarah Miller as 2017 Goldwater Scholars. … Continued