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Collage of different UNC classrooms after the COVID-19 pandemic

Cutting-edge classrooms emerge from pandemic

In overcoming challenges caused by COVID-19, faculty and staff have added and adapted technology to improve learning flexibility in classrooms across campus.

PLayMakers Repertory on red background at the top with the words 2022-2023 season. A collage of photos from past productions is featured.

PlayMakers Repertory Company announces 2022-23 season

PlayMakers Repertory Company, the professional theater in residence in the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, proudly announces its 2022-23 season, which features six productions.

Nikki Salazar at the Parc de la Ciutadella in Barcelona, Spain.

Spring 2022 Carolina Arts & Sciences magazine now online

The spring 2022 issue of Carolina Arts & Sciences, the alumni magazine of the College of Arts & Sciences, is now online. On the cover: UNC’s Study Abroad Office adapted its programming during the pandemic, creating new global learning opportunities for students at home while helping others travel internationally safely.

Headshot of Eleanor Murray in front of flowers

How Eleanor Murray connects daydreaming to diplomacy

In the summer of 2021, Eleanor Murray studied in South Korea as a Phillips Ambassador. Through the program, she produced a research paper on the socioeconomic status of North Koreans living in South Korea.

Maya Lin gestures at the audience from the stage.

Maya Lin: the intersection of art, architecture and the environment

The Frey Visiting Professor, best known for designing Washington’s Vietnam Veterans Memorial, gave a photographic journey of her work, detailing her creative process and inspiration.

Lewis Black returns to the classroom

Comedian and Carolina alumnus Lewis Black sat down with undergraduate students enrolled in an “Ethics of Comedy” course to discuss his career, time at Chapel Hill and what makes them laugh.

Headshot of Mary Thurman in cap and gown at the Bell Tower

‘You just have to be determined’

After graduating from Carolina in 2017 with majors in studio art and communication studies, Mary Thurman moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in professional animation.