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StreetSigns’ 2014-2015 season concludes with a production of Trojan Barbie by Christine Evans, directed by StreetSigns Artistic Director, Joseph Megel. This time-bending, car-crash collision of the past and present, based on Euripides’ Trojan Women, challenges our notions of gender, war (both ancient and modern), and politics. Past and present violently collide as the dreams of women and their fierce hunger … Continued
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Center for Community Capital has received a $2 million grant from the Ford Foundation to continue its long-term study of lower-income homeownership before, during and after one of the worst economic crises in the nation’s history.
Researchers identify unexpected activity of antibiotics, potentially reshaping our understanding of why antibiotics evolved and pointing to broad health implications.
James F. Cahoon is among 126 scholars being awarded the 2015 Sloan Research Fellowship. This is the second prestigious award given to early-career scientists that Cahoon has received in recent months. Last October, he was awarded a Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering,
The mayors and municipal staffs of five of America’s historic black towns will come to campus April 6-7 for a symposium with UNC scholars that will address legal and government issues, oral history collection, entrepreneurship and cultural tourism, archive development and preservation, foodways and community health.
Joseph Haj, producing artistic director of PlayMakers Repertory Company at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been named the next artistic director of the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, Minn. He will begin the position in July.
(NOTE: THE TIME OF THIS LECTURE HAS BEEN MOVED UP TO 6:45 P.M.) University of Toronto professor emeritus of history Modris Eksteins will discuss the legacy of World War I in a free public lecture Feb. 25 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.