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Stephen Anderson at the piano

Writing a new arrangement of a classic festival

The Carolina Jazz Festival will look a little different this year, but will contain the same spark and vibrancy. The festival will kick off with two livestreamed concerts: the UNC Faculty Jazz Concert on Feb. 18 and the UNC Jazz Combo Concert on Feb. 19.

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The language studies program that united Carolina and Duke

After joining forces in 2009, the Carolina-Duke Graduate Program in German Studies has risen to become one of the most respected German studies programs in North America.

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Art Pen Pals program helps Carolina community connect through art

Arts Everywhere’s Art Pen Pals program assists students, staff, faculty and members of the broader Carolina community in building connections through exchanging art, even if they aren’t physically on campus.

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UNC Process Series presents storytelling festival, ‘Remembrance and Renewal’, Feb. 17-21

Recognizing the power and potential of storytelling in its many forms at this pivotal moment in American culture and politics, the Process Series will present a Storytelling Festival.

Bell tower on UNC-Chapel Hill's campus during Spring

The 2021 Graduate School Dean’s Distinguished Dissertation Awards

Each year, The Graduate School recognizes four doctoral candidates or recent doctoral graduates for creating exceptional dissertations.

girl in mask looks at laptop with another girl in mask on it. Photo by Edward Jenner Pexels.

Humanities for the Public Good initiative announces Critical Issues Project Awards

The Humanities for the Public Good initiative announces eight new Critical Issues Project Fund award winners. These projects represent powerful collaborations between UNC scholars and nearby communities.  

Sharing Jewish life and culture across the state

Barry and Jan Schochet grew up in Asheville in the 1950s and ’60s, the children of Jewish parents who owned several downtown stores that sold clothing and dancewear. Back then, Asheville had a thriving Jewish community, two synagogues and many prominent Jewish business owners. The Schochets found a befitting way to honor the memory of their parents, Sidney and Mary, … Continued