https://youtu.be/EZdLULOqSbc It’s one thing to write something for a class and get a grade. It’s another to see your work performed or published. Started in 2003 by David Sontag and currently led by Dana Coen, the communication department’s Writing for the Screen and Stage program emphasizes the dramatic writing skills needed for careers in both theater and film. The program … Continued
Vivienne Benesch, Producing Artistic Director of PlayMakers Repertory Company, is the recipient of the 2017 Zelda Fichandler Award, given by the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation. This prestigious award recognizes outstanding creativity and artistry by directors and choreographers for their accomplishments to date, and their promise for the future.
UNC political scientist Frank Baumgartner makes a strong case in the epilogue of his new book about the importance of involving undergraduate students in research. “At one of the nation’s best public universities, why would a professor not engage these brilliant minds into the world of research and social impact?” he writes. Baumgartner, the Richard J. Richardson Distinguished Professor of … Continued
Over the years, the Marching Tar Heels have been known for cheering on UNC athletic teams, spelling out Carolina in cursive, and leading 60,000 fans in “Hark the Sound.” This year, the Pride of the ACC is adding a new dimension to spice up the traditional halftime routine by bringing other student organizations onto the field at Kenan Stadium.
PlayMakers Repertory Company proudly presents “Sense and Sensibility” by Kate Hamill, based on the classic Jane Austen novel. Hamill’s adaptation of “Sense and Sensibility” brings out the whimsy and wit at the heart of this beloved tale; mix in a few dashing love interests and a gaggle of gossipy socialites for an energetic romp through the 19th century that will … Continued
On Oct. 6, UNC-Chapel Hill launched the most ambitious fundraising campaign by a university in the history of the state. “For All Kind: the Campaign for Carolina” aims to raise $4.25 billion by Dec. 31, 2022, to foster an innovation generation prepared to lead the world to a better future through research and scholarship, example and ethos.
A commitment from John and Marree Townsend will support arts, humanities, business and athletics; $10 million will go to the College of Arts & Sciences.