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25 earn 2020 University Teaching Awards

These awards recognize the dedication and determination of Carolina’s faculty and inspire our students to learn and grow. Many of the winners are from the College of Arts & Sciences.

The occasional poet

Carolina’s new writer-in-residence talks about her poetry and what she hopes to accomplish on campus. On Feb. 25, poet and National Book Award winner Nikky Finney will give a reading from her upcoming book of poetry as the new Frank B. Hanes Writer-in-Residence at Carolina. The Well spoke with her about her poetry, what inspires her to write and how she … Continued

A dancer rehearses the 19th Amendment Project performance "The Debate." (photo by Donn Young)

The 19th Amendment Project

UNC-Chapel Hill faculty-artists from drama, dance, music and visual arts will present four performances focused on the complex history of the 19th Amendment. These works-in-progress, presented as part of the UNC Process Series, commemorate the amendment’s 100th anniversary.

Video Game Class

Leveled-Up Learning

The Greenlaw Gameroom is a one-of-a-kind space at UNC. Through the conduit of video games, students learn across disciplines, explore the ancient world, analyze the horror genre, and conduct surveys.

Well Said: Honoring the 100th anniversary of the Negro Leagues

On this week’s podcast, history professor Matthew Andrews discusses the professional baseball leagues and the role they played in American history.

Through a New Lens

Through a Different Lens

How can students strengthen their education by stepping outside their major and trying something new? Two professors — one in studio art and the other in biology — pose this question to undergraduate students in a course combining science and printmaking.

Doctoral candidates in the Graduate Working Group with Critical Ethnic Studies Director Sharon Holland.

A Critical Space

Doctoral candidates with the new Critical Ethnic Studies Graduating Working Group are committed to focused intellectual work on institutional power, systems of privilege and inequity, and the regional and global cultures that engage and survive them.