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Sherman’s book on French Primitivism wins national awards

Historian Daniel J. Sherman of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been honored with two distinguished prizes for his book, “French Primitivism and the Ends of Empire, 1945-1975.” The book, published by the University of Chicago Press, was awarded the David H. Pinkney Prize as the best book in French history in 2011 written by a citizen … Continued


Celebrate undergraduate research at UNC April 16

Student researchers will discuss topics including capital punishment in North Carolina, violence in Guatemala and accounts of Jewish Holocaust survivors at the 13th annual Celebration of Undergraduate Research April 16 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


UNC launches academic theme about water

UNC will mobilize around water through a new two-year, campus-wide academic theme. Key issues of focus will include ensuring water is available to and safe for people around the world since that access affects their health, the economy and social development.


Awards will further Ph.D. student’s studies in Greece

Rebecca Worsham, a doctoral student in classical archaeology, has received two prestigious fellowships that will allow her to further her research in Greece. She will spend time at the American School of Classical Studies in Athens, as well as visiting archaeological sites in the Peloponnese and Central Greece.


2012 Burch Fellows take on the world

Six Carolina undergraduates will head off on exciting journeys abroad to pursue independent study projects of their own design, thanks to the Burch Fellows Program in the College of Arts and Sciences. The program, supported by Lucius E. Burch III, a 1963 Carolina graduate, rewards undergraduates at the University who possess extraordinary ability, promise and imagination, and funds their special … Continued


PlayMakers announces 2012-2013 season

PlayMakers Repertory Company has announced the plays for its 2012-2013 season, highlighted by the Tony Award-winning musical “Cabaret,” plus premieres of two works specially commissioned by the theater company.


Metamorphs: Artists Spin Science to discuss artwork focused on science

A panel discussion will feature three artists discussing their artwork focused on science in “METAMORPHS: Artists Spin Science” on Apr. 2 from 6 to 9 p.m. in Hyde Hall.