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Parker wins University Diversity Award

Patricia Parker, an Associate Professor of Communication Studies and Director of Faculty Diversity Initiatives in the College of Arts and Sciences, has won a 2014 University Diversity Award.


French translation of ‘Give My Poor Heart Ease’ book wins prestigious prize

The French translation of UNC historian William Ferris’ book, Give My Poor Heart Ease: Voices of the Mississippi Blues, has won a prestigious prize from Académie Charles Cros in the world music book category.


Garcia to examine how black music’s African origins was understood in mid-20th century

UNC associate professor of music David Garcia will examine how black music’s African origins was understood in the mid-20th century with a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).


Digitized student journal provides a glimpse of ‘senioritis’ circa 1841

The digitized James L. Dusenbery Journal, part of UNC Libraries’ Documenting the American South collection, provides a glimpse into the life of a Carolina senior during the antebellum period.


PlayMakers presents Sondheim’s Tony-winning ‘Assassins’

PlayMakers Repertory Company will conclude its main-stage season with the Tony Award-winning musical “Assassins” by Stephen Sondheim, onstage April 2-20.


Multiple UNC graduate programs ranked by U.S. News & World Report

Multiple UNC graduate programs ranked by U.S. News & World Report The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill appears on multiple lists of schools, degree programs and specialty areas newly ranked in 2014 by U.S. News and World Report for the 2015 edition of “America’s Best Graduate Schools.” Following are the new UNC rankings and specialty listings that are … Continued


Six new UNC faculty members offer highlights of their work March 19

Six new faculty members will offer highlights of their work and research on such diverse topics as music and social change in Congo to tribal recognition in India March 19, 4-6 p.m. at Hyde Hall on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus.