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Wilson wins UNC scholarship in creative writing

Incoming first-year student Heather P. Wilson of Exeter, N.H., has been awarded a 2012 Thomas Wolfe Scholarship, a full four-year merit scholarship in creative writing, to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

MFA graduate wins prestigious art grant

Chris Musina MFA ’12 has received a prestigious grant from a foundation that supports painters and sculptors who are working on their MFA degrees. Musina was one of 15 recipients of a Joan Mitchell Foundation grant, which aims to further recipients’ artistic careers and to help in the transition from academic to professional studio work. Musina was born in Ontario, … Continued

Phillips Ambassadors to study in Asia for summer/fall 2012

Sixteen undergraduates from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have been selected as Phillips Ambassadors for summer, fall, and year-long 2012 study abroad programs in Asia. The Summer/Fall Phillips Ambassadors will study in greater China, including Hong Kong; India, Thailand, Japan, and Singapore.

PlayMakers awarded top NEA grant for upcoming season

The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has awarded PlayMakers Repertory Company its largest grant given to a producing theater for a production in the upcoming season.

Andrews receives award for distinguished service to the College

William “Bill” Andrews, the senior associate dean for the fine arts and humanities, has received the William F. Little Award for Distinguished Service to the College of Arts and Sciences. Andrews was presented the award at the spring 2012 meeting of the Arts and Sciences Foundation board of directors. The award was established in 2009 by the College to recognize … Continued

College faculty tapped as National Humanities Center Fellows

Three College of Arts and Sciences faculty members have received fellowships from the National Humanities Center. The 2012-13 recipients are Christopher Nelson (anthropology), Donald M. Reid (history) and Susan R. Wolf (philosophy). They will join 30 other distinguished scholars from 16 states, the District of Columbia, and the countries of Canada, France, Hungary, Japan and the United Kingdom to receive … Continued

New York’s SITI Company to present work-in-progress May 18

PlayMakers and the Process Series will present SITI Company’s “Who Do You Think You Are,” a dramatic exploration of the principles of brain science, on May 18.