Arts & Sciences Foundation
A four-year, $1.5 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will significantly advance Carolina’s efforts in humanities education, research and teaching at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The initiative, “Humanities for the Public Good,” will use multiple strategies to integrate public humanities into the curriculum, tap the potential of digital technology for humanities scholarship and teaching, … Continued
It’s been 87 years since Hill Hall was first dedicated as the home of UNC’s department of music. On Feb. 8, this storied building was presented anew after a $15 million, 18-month renovation. The celebration included musical performances from faculty and students and remarks from Chancellor Carol Folt; Kevin Guskiewicz, dean of the College of Arts & Sciences; Louise Toppin … Continued
At Carolina, approximately 20 percent of undergraduates are first-generation college students. Those students are twice as likely as other students to leave college before the start of their second year. Sunny and Lee Burrows hope to change that. The couple recently established the Lookout Scholars First-Generation Students Fund to create a learning community that will provide support for such students … Continued
An $18 million gift from three alumni siblings of the Shuford family of Hickory, North Carolina, will more than double the size of the nationally ranked undergraduate entrepreneurship program based in UNC’s College of Arts & Sciences.
The family of a fifth-generation North Carolina company has made an $18 million gift to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s College of Arts & Sciences to more than double the size of Carolina’s nationally recognized undergraduate entrepreneurship program.
Distinguished service awards were presented to former College of Arts & Sciences Dean Karen Gil and Alumna Barbara Hyde at a meeting of the Arts and Foundation Board of Directors on May 3.
Donna Sorgi ’69 has honored her Carolina experience and a special professor and mentor with her recent bequest to her alma mater. Sorgi and her husband, David Bernstein, have chosen to leave their legacy with Carolina by making a planned gift to the Institute for the Arts and Humanities (IAH) founded by Professor Ruel W. Tyson, Jr. “Carolina meant a … Continued