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Taylor Charitable Trust, UNC award first Adams Prize in Philosophy

The Taylor Charitable Trust, in partnership with UNC’s Program in the Humanities, has awarded the inaugural Adams Prize in Philosophy to Professor Michael Huemer of The University of Colorado at Boulder. Huemer’s research focuses on epistemology, ethics and metaethics. The Adams Prize was named in honor of UNC philosopher and Kenan Professor E. Maynard Adams (1919–2003). The $50,000 prize was … Continued

PlayMakers presents world premiere of ‘Spring Training’ by Universes

PlayMakers Repertory Company will present the world premiere of “Spring Training,” written and performed by international musical/spoken word ensemble Universes, April 24-28.

UNC junior named 2013 Truman Scholar

William Gray Lindsey of Durham, a junior at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been awarded a 2013 Harry S. Truman Scholarship for his academic, leadership and public service accomplishments.

Musical Empowerment to host benefit concert April 18

The UNC-Chapel Hill student organization Musical Empowerment is hosting its first annual benefit concert, “Melodies,” at 7 p.m. April 18 at the University United Methodist Church in downtown Chapel Hill.

Seventeen individuals, groups honored for public service

Engaging young girls in healthy lifestyles and addressing the critical need for clean water are just a few of the public service projects the University honored during the March 26 awards ceremony hosted by the Carolina Center for Public Service.

Beat Making Lab: UNC-inspired music in the Congo

Beat Making Lab is a new PBS Digital Studios series featuring young musicians from around the world. In Episode 1, UNC music professor Pierce Freelon and Apple Juice Kid (a.k.a. Stephen Levitin) collaborate with youth in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Learning 2.0: Engaging, Experiential, Entrepreneurial

We highlight creative teaching and learning across the College of Arts and Sciences in a series of stories called “Learning 2.0,” in the spring ’13 Carolina Arts & Sciences magazine, online now.