Fine Arts & Humanities
More impressions, insights and lessons learned by faculty during spring’s historic shift to remote teaching. Read the first installment of essays, “One strange semester,” here. Matthew Andrews Teaching associate professor, history When I learned that in-person classes were suspended and we would teach the rest of the semester online, my first reaction was, “This could be fun. I won’t have … Continued
With movie theaters closed, premieres postponed and shelter-in-place orders still in effect, now is the perfect time to take a chance on an obscure classic or contemporary film — the kind you never seemed to find the time to watch. The Well asked two faculty members from the department of English and comparative literature’s film studies program to recommend some … Continued
Impressions, insights and lessons learned by faculty during spring’s historic shift to remote teaching.
Longtime music professor Jim Ketch will retire July 1. Because of Ketch’s career of significant influence on and service to North Carolina, Gov. Roy Cooper recently conferred Ketch as a member of The Order of the Long Leaf Pine.
Associate professor of communication Alice Marwick’s research project questions narratives of online radicalization, asking how and why people come to believe fringe, false or extremist viewpoints that they encounter on social media platforms.
At 10 a.m. on Sunday, May 10, the University will hold a Class of 2020 video watch party celebration so graduates and their families can celebrate together until it’s safe to hold an in-person ceremony.
Senior Rachel Despard studies how recorded music boosts community collaboration, affects visibility for vulnerable populations, and addresses systematic inequalities.