A new online guide designed to help K-12 teachers incorporate philosophy into their instruction has been published by LEARN NC and the department of philosophy in UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences. The guide, “Philosophy Resources for Educators,” includes an introduction to methods of philosophical discourse, a bibliography of both online and print resources for bringing philosophy into the classroom, … Continued
The third annual UNC Summer Jazz Workshop June 17-21 will feature free nightly concerts open to the public.
A cast of young student actors will perform Stephen Sondheim’s Tony Award-winning “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” July 17-21 at the Center for Dramatic Art at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
They say home is where the heart is. For recent alumna Jessica Kennedy, home is also the subject of her undergraduate research. With her father active in local government, Kennedy grew up familiar with the social issues of Watauga County — an uncertain transition from an agricultural based economy, hunger and poverty.
Faculty and graduate students in the College of Arts and Sciences have won 2013 fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) to support their research. ACLS, based in New York City, is a private, nonprofit federation of 71 national scholarly organizations in the humanities and related social sciences. Founded in 1919, its mission is “the advancement of humanistic … Continued
Morgan Pitelka, associate professor of Asian studies, has been named the new director of the Carolina Asia Center.
Undergraduate researcher Coertney Scoggin is trying to answer the question: Is it possible to prevent a painful condition like post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)?