Frank Bruni, a UNC alumnus and New York Times journalist, and Jonathan Capehart, journalist for the Washington Post and MSNBC, participated in a forum on the future of LGBT rights … Continued
Doctoral student Will Boone spent hundreds of hours attending services at Durham’s Faith Assembly Christian Center, experiencing fellowship with members, conducting interviews, and rehearsing and performing with the church band.
Katie Savage, who founded the first organization for UNC students with disabilities, has won the undergraduate diversity award from UNC’s Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs.
Engaging young girls in healthy lifestyles and addressing the critical need for clean water are just a few of the public service projects the University honored during the March 26 … Continued
Eunice Sahle, associate professor and chair of the department of African and Afro-American studies, has won one of the University’s highest honors.
Beat Making Lab is a new PBS Digital Studios series featuring young musicians from around the world. In Episode 1, UNC music professor Pierce Freelon and Apple Juice Kid (a.k.a. … Continued
UNC music professor Louise Toppin was invited to attend a Women’s History Month celebration hosted by President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House on March … Continued
Nobel Laureate Jean Marie Le Clézio, the prolific French author, and Issa Asgarally, the Mauritian cultural scholar and activist, will discuss “Interculturality and the Arts” April 17-19 at a series … Continued
When Raymond Sawyer graduates from Carolina in May, it will be the end of an era — at least for UNC’s Marching Tar Heel band and the Sawyer family. For … Continued
Twenty-four instructors in 18 different departments or schools, many in the College of Arts and Sciences, received 2013 University Teaching Awards at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
As the student coordinator of the UNC-Chapel Hill Gender Non-Specific Housing Coalition, Kevin Claybren advocated for inclusive, accessible and safe housing options on campus. He is the winner of the … Continued
PlayMakers Repertory Company offers audiences two insightful looks at race and the meaning of home in productions of “A Raisin in the Sun” and “Clybourne Park,” to be performed in … Continued
The Spanish for the Professions Minor in UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences prepares students for bilingual careers in the business, communications and healthcare professions.
Carolina students taking Spanish can thank Duke Buchan III ’85 and his early obsession with the World Book Encyclopedia for innovative learning experiences that make the language more relevant than … Continued
When Jonathan Boyarin started attending Stanton Street Shul, a small Manhattan synagogue, he and his wife were two of the youngest members. Over its hundred-year history, the narrow building at … Continued
Professor Eunice Sahle’s first love is teaching. A recipient of a 2011 Student Undergraduate Teaching Award, she is known for encouraging independent thought in the classroom.
Anthropologist Valerie Lambert has heard many of the stereotypes about American Indians before. But instead of shying away from the misperceptions, Lambert, an enrolled member of the Choctaw Nation, encourages … Continued
Darius Love, a 2012 political science graduate and Kenan Moral Purpose Award winner, reflects on the value of his liberal arts education in the essay, “Little Fish, Big Pond.”
Heather Williams, a professor of history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has received an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation New Directions Fellowship to support her work on … Continued
UNC historian Heather Williams tells the stories of slave members’ search for lost family members after the Civil War in her new book, “Help Me to Find My People: The … Continued