UNC alumni to give second annual Sequoyah Lecture March 22

March 15, 2012

Two doctoral graduates, representing the fields of history and cell and molecular physiology, will be the featured speakers at the second annual Sequoyah Distinguished Lecture on March 22 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The free public … Continued

PlayMakers, dramatic art to present reading of ‘8,’ a new play

February 27, 2012

PlayMakers Repertory Company and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill department of dramatic art will present a one-night-only staged reading of “8,” a new play chronicling the historic trial in the federal constitutional challenge to California’s Proposition 8, in April.

Summer research takes students on a musical journey

February 27, 2012

Kenan Music Scholars Qiudi Zhang and Crystal Wu had a rare opportunity last summer, thanks to a research grant, to commission a new piece of music. Their project took on a special meaning, traveling to Germany to meet with the composer.

College of Arts and Sciences professors honored with teaching awards

February 24, 2012

“Brilliant!” “Generous.” “Charismatic!” “Indispensable.” These are a few of the descriptions students and colleagues used to describe the 2012 University Teaching Awards recipients. Twenty-four people in nine different categories received the award, the highest campus-wide recognition for teaching excellence. The … Continued

Two UNC students receive Luce scholarships for study in Asia

February 17, 2012

Amber Micole Koonce and Cody Mitchell Poplin have earned 2012-2013 scholarships from the Henry Luce Foundation in New York City. The Luce scholarship funds a year of living and learning in East and Southeast Asia for recent college graduates with no prior experience of the continent.