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
Since 1999, Quercia and others at the Center for Community Capital have been tracking how people with low incomes do when they get 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages from lenders who evaluate … Continued
Maria DeGuzman, associate professor of English and comparative literature, and Stephanie Nieves-Rios, a sophomore psychology major, are among the winners of the 2012 University Diversity Awards.
This past December, Tar Heels everywhere turned their eyes to the UNC men’s soccer team as it closed in on what would be its first NCAA College Cup championship in … Continued
Patricia S. Parker has been appointed Director of Diversity Initiatives for the College of Arts and Sciences, a new position recommended by the College’s Faculty Diversity Task Force.
The musical works of women, African-American and other under-represented composers will be highlighted March 21-15 in a festival at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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 … Continued
Tia Davis, a UNC junior studying public relations and entrepreneurship, won the University’s 2012 Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship, including a $1,500 award. Runners up, who won $1,000 awards, are … Continued
A savvy entrepreneur and social advocate, UNC senior Amber Koonce is now known as one of America’s top ten college role models.
Professor Eunice Sahle will become chair of the department of African and Afro-American studies in UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences, effective Jan. 1, 2012.
It’s gospel music day in professor Louise Toppin’s class, “Music as Culture: The Music of African-Americans.” The course is a survey of the music of African-Americans from its roots in … Continued