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Bill Ferris (photo by Donn Young)

Bill Ferris to speak at Winter Commencement

Grammy Award-winning professor Bill Ferris will deliver the University’s 2019 Winter Commencement address, Interim Chancellor Kevin M. Guskiewicz announced on Nov. 8.

Mike Levine

Cuba’s USB-driven music scene

A doctoral candidate in the College of Arts & Sciences’ music department, Mike Levine studies the Cuban music scene and how artists distribute their music through something called “the sneakernet,” Cuba’s grassroots alternative to the internet.

John Vance

Student Profile: John Vance

As a Tar Heel, junior John Vance has had the opportunity to explore several artistic mediums and expand his repertoire to include pottery, album art and fashion.

Susan Harbage Page holds a number of the objects she has collected at the U.S. Mexico border like a Bible, a shoe, an inner tube/raft, and more. (photo by Donn Young)

Borders and Belonging

Susan Harbage Page has long held a fascination with borders and identity. For almost a decade, she walked the U.S.-Mexico border in the Rio Grande Valley, photographing and collecting objects that border-crossers left behind. The objects told her powerful stories about hope and heartache, borders and belonging, and sometimes, a great deal of violence.

Undergraduate researcher Andie McKinnon spent the summer mapping fruit trees on public lands in Chapel Hill to see if they could be used to help fight food insecurity. (photo by Donn Young). She is shown here in the middle of a fig tre on Rosemary Street.

Fruitful research

Undergraduate researcher Andie McKinnon spent this past summer mapping fruit trees on public lands in Chapel Hill to answer the question: Can the fruit trees be used as a food source to help those in need?

Mozart on the Moon graphical image also says "Scipo's Dream" and the times Nov. 165 and 17 at 8 pm and 3 pm

UNC Opera Brings Mozart to the Moon

In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, UNC Opera is reimagining a classic.

Old Well

Three students selected as 2020 Weir Fellows

Three students from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill were selected as recipients of the 2020 William D. Weir Honors Fellowship in Asian Studies, a program designed for students who have started their Chinese language journey and would like to develop advanced working language skills.