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PlayMakers’ Haj takes ‘Pericles’ to Oregon Shakespeare Festival

Joseph Haj, producing artistic director of PlayMakers Repertory Company, is leading a team of artists from PlayMakers to mount a production of William Shakespeare’s “Pericles” at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF). Haj, who helmed PlayMakers’ production of the epic adventure in 2008, will direct the OSF staging set for Feb. 28-Nov. 1, 2015. He takes a creative team with him … Continued

UNC academic advisers win national advising awards

Three academic advisers in UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences have won 2014 national advising awards.

Teachers in the College inspire students; win teaching awards

College of Arts and Sciences faculty and teaching assistants were big winners in the 2014 University Teaching Awards, the highest campus-wide recognition for teaching excellence.

Exhibition at Ackland Art Museum to feature work of nine new MFAs

The work of nine artists completing their master of fine arts degrees at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will be on display at the Ackland Art Museum from April 25 through June 1. Lauren Turner curated the group show, called “Parts of the Sum: MFA 2014.”

PlayMakers awarded 2014 NEA Art Works grant

PlayMakers Repertory Company will receive a $50,000 National Endowment for the Arts Art Works grant for its fall 2014 repertory productions.

Two MFA students win costume production awards

Leah Pelz, a third-year Master of Fine Arts (MFA) candidate in costume production, was the winner of the Barbara Matera Award at the United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT) national convention.

Celebrating undergraduate research

After months of data analysis, literature reviews, interviews and testing, more than 140 Carolina students presented their research findings Monday at the 15th annual Celebration of Undergraduate Research at the Frank Porter Graham Student Union.