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Sharing Jewish life and culture across the state

Barry and Jan Schochet grew up in Asheville in the 1950s and ’60s, the children of Jewish parents who owned several downtown stores that sold clothing and dancewear. Back then, Asheville had a thriving Jewish community, two synagogues and many prominent Jewish business owners. The Schochets found a befitting way to honor the memory of their parents, Sidney and Mary, … Continued

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25 earn 2021 University Teaching Awards

This year’s winners persevered during the pandemic to remain focused on their students.

A man's shadow (sitting down, leaning forward with hands on knees) is seen behind the bars of a prison cell.

Philosophy as public service

Innovative Carolina programs are bringing philosophy to prisons, retirement homes and high schools.

From left to right, masked in front of the Old Well: Jason Cramer, Director of Experiential Professional Development, Suzanne Barbour, Dean of the Graduate School, Jeffrey Warren, Executive Director of the NC Policy Collaboratory, and Deb Aikat, Associate Professor, Hussman School of Journalism and Media. Not pictured: Malinda

COVID-response collaborative blends data science, community wisdom

UNC-Chapel Hill faculty and graduate students create the I4 Boundary Spanners program to address local COVID-19 concerns by combining data analysis with firsthand community perspectives.

Book cover of Pat Parker's new book on the left; Parker stands holding the book on the right.

Bookmark This

Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College of Arts & Sciences faculty and alumni, published the first week of each month. Featured book: Ella Baker’s Catalytic Leadership: A Primer on Community Engagement and Communication for Social Justice (University of California Press) by Patricia S. Parker.

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Bookmark This

Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College of Arts & Sciences faculty and alumni, published on the first Friday of each month. This month we feature the late Randall Kenan’s “If I Had Two Wings: Stories.”

Poster advertising the event features a pair of hot pink heels and the title "Love, Loss and What I Wore." Full event details are in the text of the story.

PlayMakers Repertory Company announces first virtual benefit

“Will & Grace” star Debra Messing headlines staged reading of Nora Ephron and Delia Ephron’s “Love, Loss and What I Wore” based on the book by Ilene Beckerman.