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How to increase health care enrollment for N.C.’s immigrants

Sixty-one percent of immigrants in North Carolina have no health insurance coverage, yet the majority believe that health insurance is a necessity they would not give up if they could afford it, according to a new UNC study.

Cary Levine honored with Hettleman Award for artistic and scholarly achievement

Cary Levine, associate professor in the art department in the College of Arts and Sciences, is among four highly promising Carolina faculty members in diverse fields who have been awarded the Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prizes for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement by Young Faculty.

Political analyst Norman Ornstein to speak Oct. 2

Political analyst Norman Ornstein will discuss “Coping with Dysfunction: How Can the American Political System Emerge from its Morass?” Oct. 2 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Armitage takes teaching ‘seriously, not solemnly’

The teaching awards line the corner office in Greenlaw Hall like wallpaper, but it is the unusual picture above the desk that rivets the eye. It shows a bemused Dean Smith shaking hands with General William Richardson Davie, portrayed by Christopher Armitage, to whom the picture belongs.

Danny Bell builds bridges between Carolina and Indian communities

Danny Bell was entering his senior year of high school when segregation ended in North Carolina. After 11 years of attending East Carolina Indian School for American Indians, he moved to a predominantly white school for the first time.

PlayMakers opens season Sept. 17 with Tony Award-winning comedy

PlayMakers Repertory Company kicks off its main-stage season Sept. 17-Oct. 5 with the Tony Award-winning comedy “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” by Christopher Durang.

As IAH leader, Katz serves faculty, state

Since 2006, music professor Mark Katz has turned to the Institute for the Arts and Humanities for the opportunities that he says have made him a better scholar, educator and leader. He became director of the IAH in July.