News and Features
Cuban percussionist, composer and educator Dafnis Prieto and his sextet will headline the 36th annual Carolina Jazz Festival Feb. 17-23 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Mary Karr, author of The New York Times bestselling memoir “The Liars’ Club,” will speak Feb. 27 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill at 7:30 p.m. in the Genome Sciences Building auditorium. She will also participate in panel discussions before the talk.
Critically acclaimed author Chimimanda Ngozi Adichie will participate in a forum on the relationship between literature and human rights on Tuesday, February 26 at 5:30 p.m.
Twenty-four instructors in 18 different departments or schools, many in the College of Arts and Sciences, received 2013 University Teaching Awards at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Maryann Feldman, a public policy professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will receive the 2013 Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present computer science alumni Lawrence Kesteloot and Ted Kim with technical achievements awards. The nine Scientific and Technical Awards do not necessarily represent achievements developed or introduced in 2012; instead, the achievements show a proven record of contributing significant value to making motion pictures. Kesteloot, who received his master’s in 1995, … Continued
It may be our shortest month, but the College’s February calendar is packed with African-American history and culture, the Carolina Jazz festival, a little bit of love, and more. Highlights and links below. Feb. 2: Bart Ehrman, professor of religious studies, will answer the question, Did Jesus Exist? as part of a humanities symposium. $75; free for UNC undergraduates. 919.962.1544. … Continued