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Ron Rash to deliver Thomas Wolfe Lecture Oct. 2

North Carolina poet and novelist Ron Rash will receive the 2013 Thomas Wolfe Prize and deliver the annual lecture Oct. 2 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Oct. 15 summit to focus on women’s issues

A free Oct. 15 summit at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will focus on women’s issues in the state, including health care, education and the economy. “Ms. Behaving: How N.C. Women Make History” will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Carolina Club on the UNC campus. It is hosted by the Southern Oral … Continued

Process Series features seven artistic works-in-development

The 2013-2014 Process Series will feature seven new artistic works-in-development at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, beginning Sept. 20.

Language studies award helps student prepare for photojournalism project

UNC student Ari Hires ’14 describes her opportunity to dig deeply into the Coptic Christian community of the country of Georgia as proof that academic aspirations can become reality.

Exploring Joara: Excavating the past, shaping the future in western N.C.

Three UNC archaeology alums have unearthed the earliest European settlement in the interior United States near Morganton, N.C.

PlayMakers receives Leaders in Diversity Award

PlayMakers Repertory Company has been named an inaugural winner of Triangle Business Journal’s Leaders in Diversity Award.

Four young faculty honored with Hettleman awards

Four highly promising faculty members at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have been awarded the Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prizes for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement by Young Faculty, an honor that recognizes the achievements of outstanding junior tenure-track faculty or recently tenured faculty. Two of the faculty members are in the College of Arts and Sciences.