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Text on left on green background: Bookmark This: “My book is a history of Prague, which today is the capital of the Czech Republic. It is also an extended meditation on what it means to belong – and why the search for a sense of belonging is a defining aspect of the modern experience.” – Chad Bryant, associate professor of history. Photo on right: Collage: Photo of Chad Bryant, photo of Prague book cover.
On the left, photo of costume designer Helene Pons, on the right book cover for the featured book.

Bookmark This

For Arts Everywhere Day, we are delighted to highlight this month’s featured book for “Bookmark This”: “A History of the Theatre Costume Business: Creators of Character” by Triffin I. Morris, Gregory DL Morris and Rachel E. Pollock. Triffin Morris and Rachel Pollock are with PlayMakers Repertory Company and the department of dramatic art.


Graduate student Araad Fisher stands in Carmichael gym.

Araad Fisher: ‘Be persistent on the path to accomplishing your goals’

Araad Fisher (M.A. ’22) researches the relationship between college athletic participation and socioeconomic mobility in UNC’s highly ranked graduate sport administration program. We caught up with Fisher for Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week.


Collage image of eight student artists on UNC-Chapel Hill's campus

Artistic minds

From dancing to singing to 3D printing, our students tap into their creative side to explore the world around them.


Kelli Smith-Biwer stands behind turntables in UNC's Beat Lab.

Kelli Smith-Biwer: Studying the intersection of gender and music technology

Kelli Smith-Biwer is a fourth-year doctoral student in the department of music who studies gender and music technology. She works in the Beat Lab and is the inaugural Arts Everywhere Graduate Fellow in Music Technology. We caught up with Smith-Biwer for Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week.


Emily McDonnell at The Gift scuplture near the Student Union.

Emily McDonnell: A passion for telling contemporary Native American stories

Ph.D. student Emily McDonnell (American studies) is a proud citizen of the Navajo Nation. She is currently a Humanities for the Public Good Fellow at the North Carolina Commission of Indian Affairs. We caught up with McDonnell for  Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week.


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Arts Everywhere returns this week

April 8 marks a return to an on-campus celebration of Arts Everywhere Day, with performances, installations and activities across campus.


Elias Gross: Rediscovering the viola

Elias Gross, ​​third-year graduate student, started playing viola at the age of 11. Music has kept a strong and meaningful place in his life and shaped him into the person here today.