News and Features
This fall, two of North Carolina’s leading theater companies, PlayMakers Repertory Company and Triad Stage, will co-produce the regional premiere of “The Mountaintop” by Katori Hall. The play focuses on the last night in the life of Martin Luther King Jr. It is the theater companies’ first collaboration of this kind. PlayMakers, the professional theater in residence at the University … Continued
Excavations in the Late Roman (fifth century) synagogue at Huqoq, an ancient Jewish village in Israel’s Lower Galilee, have brought to light stunning mosaics which decorated the floor.
Two UNC computer science Ph.D. students have won 2013 Google Fellowships. Only 15 of the prestigious research honors were awarded in the United States and Canada.
Two UNC doctoral students have won second place in the NSF’s Innovation in Graduate Education Challenge for presenting the Duke/UNC Scientists with Stories Project as a model of incorporating narrative-based science communication training into graduate education.
Women’s studies professor Michele Tracy Berger has been named the new associate director of the Faculty Fellows Program at the Institute for the Arts and Humanities.
Do you like the TV shows “CSI,” “Criminal Minds” or “Bones?” Anthropology Professor Dale Hutchinson teaches students from all majors how to map and recover the elements of a crime scene in his class, Anthropology 423: “Written in Bone.”
Sociology faculty members Arne Kalleberg and Christopher Bail have won awards from the American Sociological Association for their research.