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As a result of systemic oppression, there are fewer than 200 native Cherokee speakers in North Carolina. UNC scholars are teaming up to create a new translation model and grow the literary library of works available in Cherokee.
PlayMakers Repertory Company will perform Thornton Wilder’s “The Skin of Our Teeth,” its first live, in-person production in almost two years.
A group of graduate students led by associate professor Nick Law have spent the past year designing, engineering and developing a prototype for a new telescope system that will allow researchers to explore phenomena that no one has been capable of exploring before.
Meet Amarjit Budhiraja, Chairs Leadership Program Interim Director and Viji Sathy, Academic Leadership Program Director.
Graduate students in the Department of Physics and Astronomy and in the Department of Chemistry pioneered a peer-mentorship initiative, alongside The Graduate School’s professional development program, in order to better serve incoming graduate students.
“Voices: A Walking Tour” was a site-specific performance that took the shape of a contemplative walking tour of the Carolina campus after dark to discover hidden voices in the landscape. UNC faculty member Heather Tatreau shared her inspiration for the performance, with photos by Donn Young.
UNC-Chapel Hill archaeologists are working with a diverse coalition to develop an accessible trail network, uncover the region’s history and spur equitable economic growth in the small western North Carolina town of Old Fort. The project is supported by the Southern Futures initiative.