A new shared learning initiative in the College of Arts & Sciences will support student learning and discussions about heritage, race, post-conflict legacies, politics of remembrance and contemporary projects of … Continued
PlayMakers Repertory Company presents the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, “How I Learned to Drive” by Tony Award-nominated playwright Paula Vogel. The production, directed by Lee Sunday Evans, will run from April … Continued
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, … Continued
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 … Continued
This computer science major and Morehead-Cain Scholar used his love of beatboxing to make the transition to life in America after growing up in China. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f896eDMJ_y0 Beatboxing is a profession … Continued
Join the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies tonight (Oct. 29) at 7 p.m. at the UNC Friday Center for a conversation between author Jonathan Weisman and Ryan Thornburg, UNC School … Continued
The College of Arts & Sciences will offer five new courses in spring 2019 to pilot-test a new core offering being proposed for the General Education curriculum. These broadly interdisciplinary … Continued
Doctoral student merges computer science, love of language with research goal of improving quality of life
Lisa Bauer wants to use computer science as a tool to help improve quality of life for people with disabilities and for the elderly.
Mohit Bansal, an assistant professor in the department of computer science, received the prestigious Young Investigator Program (YIP) Award from the U.S. Army Research Office (ARO) for 2018 — for … Continued
For most of his life, the only place Mohammed Eid knew of was the small Palestinian refugee camp where he grew up. As a boy, he had never seen a … Continued
The 19th annual Carolina Global Photography Competition will be accepting submissions beginning June 1, 2018. This amateur competition, which is open to students, faculty, alumni and staff of the University … Continued
Maze Day invites K-12 students with visual impairments, along with their parents/guardians and teachers, to the computer science department to experience a wide variety of educational games and tools created … Continued
Students explore topics from health care to anti-apartheid activism at AAAD’s fifth annual Undergraduate Research Conference
“Undergraduate students who conduct research receive notable gains — writing, speaking and leadership skills, intellectual curiosity, and the improved ability to acquire and analyze information.” That’s how Troy Blackburn, associate … Continued
PlayMakers Repertory Company presents the world premiere of “Leaving Eden,” a play with music, script by North Carolina playwright and UNC-Chapel Hill alumnus Mike WIley, and music and lyrics by … Continued
Five women who spend much of their time helping other women and girls had their moment in the spotlight March 5.
Associate professor of history Malinda Maynor Lowery has always felt a deep sense of place—a quality her parents deliberately passed down to her 45 years ago, on the occasion of … Continued
Erica Wallace is coordinator for peer mentoring and engagement in the Center for Student Success and Academic Counseling in the College of Arts & Sciences, and Jan Johnson Yopp is … Continued
The Asian studies department led its largest Religions Field Trip in the Triangle, to give participants the opportunity to meet practitioners of the various faiths, observe worship practices, and ask … Continued
Colin Palmer became the first African-American chair of a major department at UNC-Chapel Hill when he was appointed to lead the history department in 1986, a post he held until … Continued
Yaiza Canzani, an assistant professor of mathematics in UNC’s College of Arts & Sciences, has been awarded a 2018 Sloan Research Fellowship.