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Clockwise from top left: Joseph Fort, King’s College London; Michael Kris, UNC-Chapel Hill; Kristina Arakelyan, London-based composer and pianist; Evan Feldman, music professor, UNC-Chapel Hill.

Innovative faculty enrich learning through global collaboration

Whether the subject is music, medical anthropology or the business of health care, UNC COIL courses connect students with the world.

Gage Tarleton peers through the trees.

Arts innovator Gage Tarlton debuts new play Nov. 28

Tarlton will present a virtual reading of his new play, “sons that wear dresses and mothers that love sweet potatoes.” “It’s about losing everything and moving forward anyway. It’s about accepting the fact that life is never going to go as planned. It’s about finding the beauty in change.”

Vicki and David Craver

New gift endows and names the College of Arts & Sciences deanship

Craver family deanship will advance scholarship, discovery, strategic priorities.

Elizabeth Olson with the words George Johnson Prize on her photo.

Elizabeth Olson is awarded the George Johnson Prize

Elizabeth Olson, Professor and Chair of the Department of Geography at UNC-Chapel Hill, is the 2020 recipient of the George Johnson Prize for Distinguished Achievement by an Institute for Arts and Humanities Fellow.

Clara Yang with social media graphics surrounding her

Carolina People: Clara Yang

Clara Yang, associate professor and head of keyboard studies in the music department, speaks about her work amidst COVID-19.

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Finding engagement in solitude

Associate Professor Nicholas DiEugenio is finding innovative ways to re-engage musicians with his new mini-series, “Alone/Engaged.”

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Virtual Symposium Explores Love and Desire in Modern Iran and the Diaspora

The Persian Studies program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill recently hosted a virtual symposium entitled “Revisiting Discourses of Love, Sex, and Desire in Modern Iran and the Diaspora.”