Recently, BeAM at Murray Hall welcomed two groups of girls from Healthy Girls Save the World (HGSW). This organization focuses on inspiring girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum, which partners with universities and colleges to promote health and women’s empowerment. HGSW mobilizes university students to take resources available to them on a college campus and transform them … Continued
Peter Mucha is the new Chairs Leadership Program Director for the Institute for the Arts and Humanities.
Summer Youth Conservatory student Kira Cornell is not exactly new to PlayMakers. After all, her dad is PlayMakers’ resident acting company member Jeffrey Blair Cornell.
Environmental science major Alfre Wimberley is studying in Thailand. She says: “The biggest lesson I have taken from Thailand is flexibility. We spend a lot of time working in teams, managing new and unexpected obstacles, and an extremely new environment with drastically different cultural and societal expectations.”
Francesca Bernardi and Katrina Morgan, mathematics Ph.D. candidates in the College of Arts & Sciences, founded Girls Talk Math last year as a way to encourage young women to explore mathematics beyond the usual curriculum and to consider its practical applications.
Excavations by UNC-Chapel Hill archaeologist continue to yield stunning mosaics in ancient Galilean synagogue
Seventh season of Huqoq excavations brings to light the richest, most diverse collection of mosaics ever discovered in an ancient synagogue. A team of specialists and students led by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill professor Jodi Magness has uncovered additional mosaic scenes in the Late Roman synagogue at Huqoq, an ancient Jewish village in Israel’s Lower Galilee. The … Continued
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