Eight Carolina faculty members, six from the College of Arts and Sciences, were honored recently for distinguishing themselves as engaged scholars through their commitment to connecting their research and teaching to real-life issues.
The College of Arts and Sciences honored 18 faculty members who were recently appointed distinguished professors and distinguished term professors, during a special reception Nov. 13 at Hyde Hall.
Mentors, like poetry, can take many different forms. W. R. Kenan, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Creative Writing Alan Shapiro points to his former professor J.V. Cunningham as the proof.
University trustee and Carolina alumnus Alston Gardner ’77 has received the 2012 Dean’s Award for Distinguished Service to the College of Arts and Sciences.
This holiday season PlayMakers Repertory Company will treat Triangle audiences to a family-friendly live version of a treasured holiday film with its production “It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play” by Joe Landry.
Will Leimenstoll earns a small stipend for all his work as UNC student body president. He doesn’t get paid for his volunteer work. But Leimenstoll gives back to Carolina in many ways other than just paying tuition.
UNC musicologist Jon Finson will be awarded the 2013 Robert Schumann Prize by the City of Zwickau, Germany. The biennial prize includes an award of 10,000 euros (about $12,900), split between this year’s two recipients. In addition to the monetary award, Finson will also receive a bronze medallion and a certificate. Robert Schumann was a 19th century composer from Zwickau. … Continued