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Tar Heels serve as mentors, music teachers in Musical Empowerment

Led by Carolina students, Musical Empowerment provides one-on-one music lessons for nearly 130 underserved children in the Chapel Hill and Carrboro community.

The cast of Stick Fly sits around a table.

PlayMakers Repertory Company Presents “Stick Fly” by Lydia R. Diamond

The “dramedy” explores the timeless theme of family ties that challenge, delight and frustrate as the LeVay brothers return to the family beach house with their new girlfriends. On-stage performances will begin on Tuesday, Jan 25.

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Teaching Awards honor 25 educators

Selected from more than 800 nominations, the winners of the 2022 University Teaching Awards will receive special recognition at the Jan. 15 men’s basketball game. Many of the winners are in the College of Arts & Sciences.

Candles are illuminated on an altar table in front of a computer screen where a worship service is going on.

Old religions, new rituals

The pandemic has changed ways that some Jews and Christians practice their faith, says a Carolina religious studies expert.

Mackenzie Collura Repp and Gabby Walton plant in the Carolina Community Garden.

Planting a “Sense of Place”

Together with American Studies professor Dan Cobb, undergraduate students learned the meaning of hands-on research over the last year and a half. They planted a garden inspired by their transcriptions of the diary of one of the 20th century’s most influential American Indian writers and intellectuals: D’Arcy McNickle.

Kennedy Miller

Carolina senior music and English major named Marshall Scholar

Kennedy Miller, a senior studying vocal performance and English, is Carolina’s 22nd Marshall Scholar. The prestigious Marshall Scholarship funds graduate studies in any field at up to two institutions in the United Kingdom.

Meet a 2021 winter graduate: Elliot Carey

Winter graduate Elliot Carey found his true passion for social work by serving his local community through volunteering with the North Carolina Guardian ad Litem program. Learn more about this Carolina senior and read one of his poems.