Fine Arts & Humanities
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: Learning by Connecting, Doing and Making.”
Faculty members, including those in the College of Arts & Sciences, have many different reasons for using art at the Ackland Art Museum to accompany their classes. Michelle Robinson, Tanner Award-winning assistant professor of American studies, assigned the gallery visit for her Literary Approaches to 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 are doing in the wide array of fields that the arts, humanities and qualitative social sciences embrace.
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 musical growth within the context of a supportive and nurturing atmosphere. The symposium celebrates its 10th year May 22-28, with free concerts and events.
The connection between physics and music is stronger than most people might think. Many physicists are amateur musicians, physics professor Laurie McNeil said. “Think of Einstein and his violin. He was actually quite good.” Indeed, even though McNeil and her future teaching partner, music professor Brent Wissick, had both been at Carolina for more than a decade, the first time … 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, he has made it his mission to illuminate the state’s history in new ways, through public-facing digital scholarship in partnership with local communities.