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Does college make good citizens?

Is the type of person who would opt to go to college naturally more inclined to be a good citizen? Or is it the college experience itself that helps make the person a good citizen?

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100 Plays of Ray

Ray Dooley will mark his 100th production at PlayMakers Repertory Company with Dairyland (Oct. 16-Nov. 3) — a remarkable feat of longevity by one of the company’s most beloved actors.

Interim Dean Terry Rhodes at University Day celebrations.

‘Service to the state’ theme threads through University Day

During the annual University Day ceremony at Memorial Hall, Carolina celebrated its founding and its mission to serve the state.

From left, Jodi Magness, Bryan Roth and Kathleen Mullan Harris

American Academy of Arts and Sciences members to be inducted Oct. 12

The new class of more than 200 members, which includes three Carolina faculty, including two from the College of Arts & Sciences, recognizes the outstanding achievements of individuals in academia, the arts, business, government and public affairs.

PlayMakers Repertory Company performs Shakespeare's Macbeth at Forest Theatre on Oct. 5, 2018. (photo by Johnny Andrews)

A century of theater

Carolina’s Forest Theatre is turning 100, so it’s only natural that the University and the Chapel Hill community are celebrating the iconic campus landmark. Join the festivities on Oct. 6.

Daniel Anderson Director of the Carolina Digital Humanities Director of the Digital Innovation Lab University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Jon Gardiner/UNC-Chapel Hill)

Expanding the boundaries of scholarship in the digital age

Daniel Anderson has been at the forefront of computer-based teaching and learning for decades and helped develop IDEAs in Action, the new general education curriculum to be implemented in fall 2021. In Daniel Anderson’s English classes, the students don’t just write term papers. Class projects in one of his introductory courses include podcasts, mashups, videos and screencasts. That’s because this … Continued

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Well Said: Breaking down fake news

On this week’s podcast, Alice Marwick, a founding member of Carolina’s Center for Information, Technology and Public Life, discusses fake news and why it is created.