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Storytelling and service

June 17, 2020

First-year MFA students in Gwendolyn Schwinke’s spring voice and speech class used their acting skills for good to produce an online album of international folk tales for UNC Children’s Hospital.

UNC and King’s College London host joint symposium

June 16, 2020

Intellectual rigor was met with collegial support at a University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill joint symposium with King’s College London on political change in Eastern Europe in Spring 2020. 

Sounding the Alarm

June 15, 2020

Racial discrimination is not only a matter of sight — sound can also be racialized. Petal Samuel’s research traces colonial bans on drums and horns included in slave codes to modern-day noise abatement efforts in black communities.

Meaning behind the monsters

June 15, 2020

Brendan Thornton lures students into his class with zombies, vampires and demons, then hits them with the serious stuff.

Precarious workers and COVID-19

June 15, 2020

Precarious workers are particularly vulnerable to economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, and a UNC-Chapel Hill faculty member, with the help of graduate students, is leading a new study to learn about their current and longer-term challenges.

Treul, Marinelli to lead Program for Public Discourse

June 10, 2020

Two key leadership appointments have been made in the College of Arts & Sciences’ Program for Public Discourse, a program launched in 2019 to bring together UNC-Chapel Hill faculty and students to build a stronger community by offering every student the opportunity to become a more informed, engaged and skilled citizen.

Jack Gartland awarded 2020 Thomas Wolfe Scholarship

June 8, 2020

Incoming first-year student Jack Gartland has been awarded the 2020 Thomas Wolfe Scholarship, a full, four-year merit scholarship in creative writing in the College of Arts & Sciences at UNC-Chapel Hill.