Medicine and storytelling

January 11, 2019

Last fall, each student in Marc Cohen’s English 105 class spent four hours shadowing a medical professional in the UNC Emergency Department, immersed in the organized chaos of emergency medicine. Students then reflected on their experience by writing about it.

‘Much learning and healing happened’

January 2, 2019

Through a fall 2018 research-intensive QEP class, students interviewed nine descendants of a 1921 North Carolina lynching victim at the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. Their oral history interviews will be archived at the museum and in Wilson Library as part of the ongoing Descendants Project, which will capture the stories of living family members of lynching victims and help to memorialize those victims.

Lloyd Kramer awarded 2018 Johnson Prize

December 19, 2018

Lloyd Kramer, director of Carolina Public Humanities and professor in the department of history in the College of Arts & Sciences at UNC-Chapel Hill, is the 2018 recipient of the George H. Johnson Prize for Distinguished Achievement by an Institute for the Arts and Humanities Fellow.

A day of celebration

December 17, 2018

Winter Commencement marked the graduation of 1,194 master’s students, 834 undergraduates, 269 doctoral students and 13 professional students. As Carolina graduates turned their tassels at UNC-Chapel Hill’s Winter Commencement on Dec. 16, former Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Winston Crisp … Continued

The marvelous life of Marvel Cooke

December 11, 2018

Edges of Time, a new play by Jacqueline Lawton, assistant professor of dramatic art and dramaturg for PlayMakers Repertory Company, explores the life of black female journalist and activist Marvel Cooke.