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Photo collage, clockwise from top left: Nicholas Law, Daniel Matute, Alice Marwick, Cleo Samuel-Ryals.

Four UNC faculty members honored with prestigious Hettleman awards

The annual Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prizes for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement have been awarded to four associate professors who exemplify groundbreaking and innovative research. Three are in the College.


Left: book cover for "Everywhere you Don't Belong'; right: photo of Gabriel Bump the author

Bookmark This

Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College faculty and alumni, published the first week of each month. This month’s featured book: “Everywhere You Don’t Belong” by Gabriel Bump, assistant professor of creative writing.


Grammy and MacArthur Award-winning musician Rhiannon Giddens will begin a three-year residency at Carolina Performing Arts in the spring of 2022. (Image courtesy of Carolina Performing Arts)

Carolina Performing Arts announces ‘Southern Futures’

The initiative will produce new works, collaborations and research on social justice and racial equity in the American South with musician Rhiannon Giddens. Southern Futures is a collaborative initiative of the College, University Libraries, Carolina Performing Arts and The Center for the Study of the American South.


Closeup shot of Mike Wiley gesturing and talking at a podium.

Treating teachers ‘like the scholars they are’

Forty K-12 teachers from across the state recently gathered in Hillsborough for an interactive learning retreat focusing on Tar Heel history. The conference was sponsored by the Carolina K-12 program in the College of Arts & Sciences.


Ashley Morrison prepares RNA for sequencing at the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center on Sept. 23, 2020. (Megan May/UNC Research)

UNC-Chapel Hill once again tops $1 billion in research awards

Research at Carolina employs over 10,000 North Carolinians in projects that touch all 100 counties. Spending on research supports over 4,000 businesses across the state.


Black and white photo shows actors from the 1976-77 production of "The Crucible."

Bookmark This

Bookmark This is a monthly feature that highlights new books by College people. This month’s featured book: “PlayMakers Repertory Company: A History,” edited by Bobbi Owen and Adam Versényi.


PHoto of an empty stage at night, surrounded by curtains and a glowing purple light.

The acting class for non-actors

William Shakespeare famously captured the theatricality of life when he wrote, “All the world’s a stage,” and this summer, Carolina students enrolled in the drama elective “Beginning Acting for Non-Drama Majors” have been learning just how apt that maxim is.


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