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Broadway writer brings new comedy to PlayMakers

Fresh off the debut of her musical adaptation of “The Notebook,” Bekah Brunstetter ’04 will debut “The Game” in Chapel Hill. PlayMakers is the professional theater-in-residence in the department of dramatic art in UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences.

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Arts Everywhere Day set for April 12

The eighth annual campus-wide event on Friday, April 12 celebrates artists creating in all mediums.

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Victoria Rovine named next director of Carolina Public Humanities

Victoria Rovine, professor of art history, has been named the next director of Carolina Public Humanities. She begins her new role on July 1. Rovine succeeds Lloyd Kramer, who has been director of CPH since 2014.

Weiss Fellow Zari Taylor awarded fellowships to teach and continue studies at NYU

Zari Taylor, The Graduate School’s senior fellow for the Weiss Urban Livability Program, will receive her Ph.D. from the department of communication in May. She will be returning home to New York City to join NYU in the fall.

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IAH announces 2024 Schwab Academic Excellence Awards winners

The Institute for the Arts and Humanities has announced the 2024 Schwab Academic Excellence Awards, which have been granted to one faculty member from each College department in the arts, humanities and qualitative social sciences.

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Southern Oral History Program turns 50

Its interviewers record the stories of ordinary and prominent Southerners alike to better understand history. The Southern Oral History Program is based in the College of Arts and Sciences.

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Two College of Arts and Sciences departments awarded Mellon grants

The departments of African, African American and diaspora studies and women’s and gender studies in the College of Arts and Sciences at UNC-Chapel Hill have been awarded grants from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s Affirming Multivocal Humanities initiative.