Fine Arts & Humanities
Associate professor of art Hong-An Truong has been awarded a prestigious 2019 fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. Appointed on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise, the successful candidates were chosen from a group of almost 3,000 applications in the foundation’s 95th competition.
Digital research projects in a senior seminar in Southern studies illuminate the history, stories, locations and culture of Southern apples. Students at UNC-Chapel Hill are the first to explore a new collection of papers on Southern apples in the Southern Historical Collection in Wilson Library.
Using the tagline “an inclusive blue begins with you,” Carolina’s Office for Diversity and Inclusion presented its 11th annual awards April 29. Jermaine Bryant, senior majoring in classics in the College of Arts & Sciences, was recognized for his mentorship and critique of Latin and Greek narratives from a perspective different from most classical scholars.
Senior Arvind Mallikarjunan prepared a 10-minute selection of Eric Ewazen’s “Fantasia” as he took his first solo experience to an April concert.
Carolina’s undergraduate students are making meaningful contributions to research every day, and their work was on full display at the 20th annual Undergraduate Research and Making Expo on April 24.
Three faculty members from UNC-Chapel Hill — Kathleen M. Harris, Jodi Magness and Bryan L. Roth — have been elected into the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. Harris (sociology) and Magness (religious studies) are in UNC’s College of Arts & Sciences.
The IDEAs in Action curriculum, endorsed by the UNC-Chapel Hill Faculty Council on April 12, emphasizes the first-year experience, key “focus capacities” and experiential learning.