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PlayMakers kicks off PRC2 season with ‘Count,’ drama about six men on death row, on Aug. 23

PlayMakers Repertory Company kicks off its 2017-2018 season with the world premiere of “Count,” in the first production of its PRC2 second-stage series, opening Aug. 23. This docu-drama about six men on death row was written by Lynden Harris and is co-produced with the North Carolina based collective, Hidden Voices.

Morgan Vickers

Morgan Vickers: Mapping Historic Cities

Rising senior Morgan Vickers is an undergraduate research assistant for the Community Histories Workshop in the Digital Innovations Lab whose research focuses on mapping historic cities now underwater, with attention to factors like racial dynamics, changing town infrastructure, and occupations.

NC Global Distinction Program Connects Community Colleges with Global Resources

Carolina students Diana Scott and Shodeah Kelly participated in the North Carolina Global Distinction Program as community college students.

Carolina alumnus Duke Buchan III ’85 nominated by White House as Ambassador to Spain

The White House announced its intent on Aug. 3 to nominate Duke Buchan III ’85 as Ambassador to the Kingdom of Spain and the Principality of Andorra.

Reinvention: 10 Years of the UNC Process Series

The Process Series: New Works in Development presents its tenth anniversary season, ReInvention, a season of innovative, powerful performances exploring seminal issues of social justice, digital and physical identity, and the future.

Summer Youth Conservatory students pose during a rehearsal for "Bye Bye Birdie" (Photo by Huthphoto)

Jeff and Kira Cornell: A natural fit

Summer Youth Conservatory student Kira Cornell is not exactly new to PlayMakers. After all, her dad is PlayMakers’ resident acting company member Jeffrey Blair Cornell.

Excavations by UNC-Chapel Hill archaeologist continue to yield stunning mosaics in ancient Galilean synagogue

Seventh season of Huqoq excavations brings to light the richest, most diverse collection of mosaics ever discovered in an ancient synagogue. A team of specialists and students led by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill professor Jodi Magness has uncovered additional mosaic scenes in the Late Roman synagogue at Huqoq, an ancient Jewish village in Israel’s Lower Galilee. The … Continued