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Closeup shot of Mike Wiley gesturing and talking at a podium.

Treating teachers ‘like the scholars they are’

Forty K-12 teachers from across the state recently gathered in Hillsborough for an interactive learning retreat focusing on Tar Heel history. The conference was sponsored by the Carolina K-12 program in the College of Arts & Sciences.

Ashley Morrison prepares RNA for sequencing at the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center on Sept. 23, 2020. (Megan May/UNC Research)

UNC-Chapel Hill once again tops $1 billion in research awards

Research at Carolina employs over 10,000 North Carolinians in projects that touch all 100 counties. Spending on research supports over 4,000 businesses across the state.

Black and white photo shows actors from the 1976-77 production of "The Crucible."

Bookmark This

Bookmark This is a monthly feature that highlights new books by College people. This month’s featured book: “PlayMakers Repertory Company: A History,” edited by Bobbi Owen and Adam Versényi.

PHoto of an empty stage at night, surrounded by curtains and a glowing purple light.

The acting class for non-actors

William Shakespeare famously captured the theatricality of life when he wrote, “All the world’s a stage,” and this summer, Carolina students enrolled in the drama elective “Beginning Acting for Non-Drama Majors” have been learning just how apt that maxim is.

A graphic shows a mammoth toppling a Russian-themed tower. The words say: "Live, In-Person Theatre Returns Fall 2021: 21/22 Performing. Transforming."

PlayMakers Repertory Company announces 2021-2022 season

Five live, in-person shows will celebrate the healing power of human connection. The season opens in November.

Martin Groff

Summer Research Fellow Spotlight: Martin Groff

Martin Groff is the 2021 Dr. Nancy C. Joyner Summer Research Fellowship recipient, which allows him to conduct research on 19th-century American authors and their conceptualization of democracy.

Alyssa Cooper on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. July 7, 2021. (Jon Gardiner/UNC-Chapel Hill)

Rising senior gives back to local Japanese families

Alyssa Cooper has been working with Southern Bridge International’s Prego Club, which focuses on helping pregnant or post-partum Japanese women in the Triangle navigate the American medical system.