News and Features
PlayMakers Repertory Company will present the regional premieres of three thought-provoking productions in its 2014-2015 PRC2 second-stage series, kicking off Sept. 2 with Roger Guenveur Smith’s powerful new one-man show “Rodney King.”
How can a professor squeeze the works of the Bard of Avon into the 4½ weeks of summer session or the (gasp) 12 days of Maymester? Learn how David Baker and Ritchie Kendall teach Shakespeare during the summer.
UNC joins an international team of astronomers in using the world’s first robotic laser adaptive optics system to explore thousands of exoplanet systems (planets around other stars) at resolutions approaching those of the Hubble Space Telescope.
During the summer, faculty from different corners of campus come together to connect and share their writing. The faculty writing groups are an initiative of the Center for Faculty Excellence and the Institute for the Arts and Humanities.
Bryan Giemza, an alumnus of the College of Arts and Sciences, has been named the new director of the Southern Historical Collection in the Wilson Special Collections Library.
The 2014 Summer Youth Conservatory brought high school students and the musical “Hairspray” to the PlayMakers Repertory Company stage July 16-20.
Nineteen undergraduates from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and one Duke University undergraduate have been selected as UNC Phillips Ambassadors for summer and fall 2014 study abroad programs in Asia.