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Emily McDonnell at The Gift scuplture near the Student Union.

Emily McDonnell: A passion for telling contemporary Native American stories

Ph.D. student Emily McDonnell (American studies) is a proud citizen of the Navajo Nation. She is currently a Humanities for the Public Good Fellow at the North Carolina Commission of Indian Affairs. We caught up with McDonnell for  Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week.


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Arts Everywhere returns this week

April 8 marks a return to an on-campus celebration of Arts Everywhere Day, with performances, installations and activities across campus.


Elias Gross: Rediscovering the viola

Elias Gross, ​​third-year graduate student, started playing viola at the age of 11. Music has kept a strong and meaningful place in his life and shaped him into the person here today.


Collage of images clockwise from left: stack of colorful books, Photo of Hilary Lithgow outside, group of people from the Veteran's reading group at the Love House on campus.

Forging connections with veterans through literature

English faculty member Hilary Lithgow has led a North Carolina Humanities’ Veterans Reading Group for over five years, building relationships among group participants and reaching across political, social and generational divides.


Coastal scientist Laura Moore (left) and dramatic art faculty member Kathryn Hunter-Williams in front of a black curtain in a room in the Center for Dramatic Art.

Rollover

An upcoming performance set on fictional Rollover Island fuses science and art to show the effects of climate change on one coastal community. The Process Series presents a staged reading of the play March 24-25.


Outreach Director Michael Vazquez grabs a selfie after a meeting of Bartlett Reserve’s “Brainstorming” Philosophy Program. He stands masked in front of a group of people taking a selfie.

UNC’s philosophy department seeks wisdom across the ages in partnering with the community

UNC’s philosophy department has made a mission of creating intergenerational spaces for young and old to discuss some of life’s most pressing questions, together as equals.  


Eve Golecruz stands in front of the Old Well

Carolina senior’s short film accepted into national film festival

Eve Golecruz used her communications class to create a short film exploring her identity and the environment. The film was accepted into the Environmental Film Festival (DCEFF).