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The show must go on

PlayMakers Repertory Company and the department of music and UNC Opera have adapted their fall seasons to digital formats so students and faculty can still perform while keeping everyone safe from the spread of COVID-19.

Maria Gutierrez

Emerging Voices Fellow Maria Gutierrez to conduct research, teach at UNC

Maria Gutierrez, an Emerging Voices Fellow in fine arts and humanities, will work remotely with the Center for the Study of the American South this fall and will also teach a course in women’s and gender studies in the spring.

Old Well with summer flowers in front.

University leaders announce important academic updates

Undergraduate instruction will be paused Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 24 and Aug. 25, to give students time to transition to remote learning, campus leaders announced Thursday.

South Building with a view from Polk Place.

University to switch to remote instruction, reduce residential density

The shift comes after several reported clusters of positive COVID-19 cases over the past week.

Food Fights

Food is so much more than what we eat, nourishing us beyond our bodies. This sentiment lies at the core of PhD student K.C. Hysmith’s research. She studies the deeply ingrained cultural meaning of food, unpacking how it affects class, gender, race, and socioeconomic status. Chocolate, coconut, and malt vinegar. Roasted Rhubarb, cream cheese, and passionfruit. Pineapple, guava, and meringue. … Continued

Jenny Tone-Pah-Hote

Carolina mourns the passing of Jenny Tone-Pah-Hote

Jenny Tone-Pah-Hote, associate professor in the department of American studies in the College of Arts & Sciences, passed away the weekend of Aug. 8 from leukemia.

PlayMakers building at night (HuthPhoto)

PlayMakers Repertory Company announces reimagined 20/21 season

Theater company’s 45th season embraces change and delivers range of work digitally.