UNC playwright Jacqueline Lawton strives to change the confines of American theater and to drive the conversations about civil rights through her storytelling.
The College of Arts & Sciences and the Southern Futures initiative announce the launch of Southern Futures, a podcast to reimagine the American South. The first episode, “The Push and Pull … Continued
Massey Award winner Joseph Jordan embodies the University’s “Lux, Libertas” motto and makes the Stone Center a vital part of campus.
This has been a deeply painful and disturbing week for our nation, with the video that has emerged of George Floyd and his horrible death in police custody in Minneapolis.
Cassandra R. Davis studies the impact of natural disasters on schools and communities. Now the public policy professor is turning her attention to the impact of another kind of disaster … Continued
There have been more than 1,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in poultry and other meat processing plants in North Carolina, and over 10,000 cases across the United States. The industry … Continued
Recent data shows that minorities are more at risk for contracting COVID-19 and experiencing poor health outcomes. In particular, African Americans in COVID-19 hot spots are twice as likely to die from … Continued
William Sturkey, a historian in UNC’s College of Arts & Sciences, has won the 10th annual Zócalo Public Square Book Prize for “Hattiesburg: An American City in Black and White.”
The University has announced a new plan that will encourage greater “social distancing” and mitigate the spread of coronavirus. Spring break is extended through March 22. Remote instruction for the … Continued
Benjamin Frey is an assistant professor in the Department of American Studies. He studies the Cherokee language, now endangered, in order to recover the social networks, spaces, domains and means … Continued
Funded by a nearly $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation, TEAM ADVANCE provides programs to improve mentor and mentee experiences, from seminars to peer mentoring circles.
The Carolina Postdoctoral Program for Faculty Diversity develops postdocs for possible tenure-track appointments at the University of North Carolina and other research universities.
UNC-Chapel Hill faculty-artists from drama, dance, music and visual arts will present four performances focused on the complex history of the 19th Amendment. These works-in-progress, presented as part of the … Continued
In a new one-credit-hour course that is part of the College of Arts & Sciences’ Countering Hate initiative, students are learning from guest speakers who address a wide range of … Continued
Associate professor Afroz Taj of the Asian studies department was the faculty honoree while the staff honoree was Dawna Jones, assistant dean of students and chair of the Carolina Black … Continued
Carolina undergraduate and graduate students recently came together for programming and connecting at the National First-Generation College Celebration.
“Hate has been around for as long as human beings have existed. We’ve always had this capacity to define and vilify another … [yet] we don’t look at hate the … Continued
Daniel Reyes, a master’s student in folklore, is a filmmaker with interests in documentary film, Latinx diaspora of the South and the diverse traditional music genres of Texas and Mexico, … Continued
Diamond Holloman, a Ph.D. candidate in Carolina’s Environment, Ecology and Energy program, is the first recipient of a post-Florence disaster relief grant from the Carolina Center for Public Service. She … Continued
Elayna Locklear, a sophomore at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and member of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina, has been awarded the Udall scholarship to help … Continued