Minor sets the stage for alumni success

October 10, 2017

It’s one thing to write something for a class and get a grade. It’s another to see your work performed or published. Started in 2003 by David Sontag and currently led by Dana Coen, the communication department’s Writing for the Screen and Stage program emphasizes the dramatic writing skills needed for careers in both theater and film.

Alive: The Life Cycle of a Painting

August 15, 2017

If a picture is worth 1,000 words, what is a nearly 500-year-old painting worth? “Portrait of a Young Lady” sat in storage at the Ackland Art Museum since its arrival there in 1968 — until UNC art history professor Christoph Brachmann pulled it from the vaults last year. He immediately sensed the possible importance of this piece, thought to be created in 1522 by Barthel Bruyn, a German Renaissance painter.

Researchers ramp up new UNC Autism Research Center

August 11, 2017

The new UNC Autism Research Center will accelerate the creation of more effective, personalized treatments and interventions for the millions of people with autism spectrum disorder across.

A Wonder Connection

August 11, 2017

Marcus Reis, first-year Ph.D. student in the Leibfarth Group in the department of chemistry, helped a young maker in creating a new hands-on project for children in the hospital.

Sherry Salyer: A shaper of young minds

August 10, 2017

Twenty-five years ago, Sherry Salyer left her job as a middle school health and physical education teacher to come to Carolina. Her students and colleagues in the Carolina’s Department of Exercise and Sport Science are glad she did.