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Hettleman Award winner William Sturkey

William Sturkey is an associate professor in the Department of History and a recipient of the 2020 Hettleman Award for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement.

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Old East stories

Old East, which has changed along with the University, is the setting for an alternative story about Carolina’s foundation.

Fall 2020 Carolina Arts & Sciences magazine is now online

The fall 2020 issue of Carolina Arts & Sciences — our first virtual-only issue in our 15 years of publication, a change made due to the pandemic — is now online.

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Presidential debates: how to watch and why

Carolina’s experts urge voters to go beyond debate soundbites, to think about how candidates prepare and to consider how debates could influence the 2020 election.

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PlayMakers brings its performances to Sakai

PlayMakers Repertory Company is making its upcoming season available to all Carolina students online. Each of the company’s six performances this season will be available to stream to bring the arts to students.

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New Russian Language Flagship Program launches

Carolina’s new Russian Language Flagship Program allows students in any academic background to intensively study Russian and participate in professional development programming tailored to each student. A new program at Carolina allows students to take a deep dive into Russian language and culture while they gain the skills to become global professionals. Carolina’s Russian Language Flagship Program launched in May … Continued

Collage shows pics of from left, top row: Mohit Bansal and Angela Smith; bottom row: Andrea Bohlman and William Sturkey

2020 Hettleman Prizes awarded to exceptional early-career faculty

The annual Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prizes for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement have been awarded to four promising faculty members who exemplify groundbreaking and innovative research along with future career promise. Three are in the College of Arts & Sciences.