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Liz Howard and Aubree Dixon in their graduation caps and gowns, show off their stoles reading Class of 2021.

Shining a spotlight on Black artists

Despite a global pandemic, senior dramatic art majors Aubree Dixon and Liz Howard are leaving their mark on Carolina with a project that’s near and dear to their hearts — the Black Arts Theatre Company.

Three performing arts seniors prepare for their next role

A music performance major, a vocal performance major and a theatre studies major reflect on their time at Carolina.

Tim Sloan

Finding a different path

Tim Sloan developed a passion for writing and honed his skills with the support from faculty members and classmates. He’ll now take his newfound interest to inspire a new generation of students as a middle school English teacher.

Communication chair Pat Parker stands at the podium with a yellow Media Art Space sign beside her.

A prescription for media magic

The department of communication’s new Media Art Space @ 108 East Franklin unites media production and performance studies under one roof. It will be a place for Carolina students to fuel their interdisciplinary creative projects.

Lights on the Hill

Lights on the Hill is a monthly photo feature highlighting College people who are putting service at the forefront as they help to keep the University going during the COVID-19 pandemic … and beyond. This month: Christie Hinson Norris, director of Carolina K-12.

Photo of UNC Orchestra students practicing on campus

UNC Symphony Orchestra’s spring concert brings local African American composer’s voice front and center

Funded by Arts Everywhere and the music department, the student orchestra commissioned a new piece from Durham Symphony conductor and composer William Henry Curry.

Headshot of Sharon L. James

Sharon James is UNC-Chapel Hill nominee for BOG Award for Excellence in Teaching

Sharon L. James, professor of classics, was selected as one of the recipients of the 2021 Awards for Excellence in Teaching.