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Shelley Clarke, the manager for the Institute for the Study of the Americas, and Eve Duffy, a manager in the Program in the Humanities and Human Values, were honored at a ceremony May 22 for the ways in which they support and influence others in their jobs at UNC.
Senior geography major Kate Grady’s sweet summer adventure included studying urban beekeeping on the rooftops of Brooklyn, thanks to a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship.
“You don’t learn anything about writing [by] just talking about writing,” says Marianne Gingher, the Bowman and Gordon Gray Term Professor of Creative Writing. (WATCH VIDEO)
A new online guide designed to help K-12 teachers incorporate philosophy into their instruction has been published by LEARN NC and the department of philosophy in UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences. The guide, “Philosophy Resources for Educators,” includes an introduction to methods of philosophical discourse, a bibliography of both online and print resources for bringing philosophy into the classroom, … Continued
The third annual UNC Summer Jazz Workshop June 17-21 will feature free nightly concerts open to the public.
A cast of young student actors will perform Stephen Sondheim’s Tony Award-winning “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” July 17-21 at the Center for Dramatic Art at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
They say home is where the heart is. For recent alumna Jessica Kennedy, home is also the subject of her undergraduate research. With her father active in local government, Kennedy grew up familiar with the social issues of Watauga County — an uncertain transition from an agricultural based economy, hunger and poverty.