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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.

PlayMakers presents regional premiere of ‘Hold These Truths’

PlayMakers Repertory Company will present the regional premiere of “Hold These Truths,” written by Jeanne Sakata, April 23-27.

Celebrate undergraduate research at UNC April 14

More than 140 Carolina undergraduate students will present their work at the 15th annual Celebration of Undergraduate Research on Monday.

UNC historian is co-producer of Peabody Award-winning PBS show, ‘A Chef’s Life’

Historian Malinda Maynor Lowery is a part of the team that produces ‘A Chef’s Life,’ an award-winning PBS show based on a farm-to-fork restaurant, Chef and the Farmer, in Kinston, N.C.

Music industry entrepreneur Ken Weiss encourages students’ passion for the arts

When Los Angeles-based music industry entrepreneur Ken Weiss first moved to Chapel Hill in 2007, he had no idea he’d be co-teaching the University’s first course in artistic entrepreneurship just three years later.