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Forging connections with veterans through literature

English faculty member Hilary Lithgow has led a North Carolina Humanities’ Veterans Reading Group for over five years, building relationships among group participants and reaching across political, social and generational divides.

Coastal scientist Laura Moore (left) and dramatic art faculty member Kathryn Hunter-Williams in front of a black curtain in a room in the Center for Dramatic Art.


An upcoming performance set on fictional Rollover Island fuses science and art to show the effects of climate change on one coastal community. The Process Series presents a staged reading of the play March 24-25.

Outreach Director Michael Vazquez grabs a selfie after a meeting of Bartlett Reserve’s “Brainstorming” Philosophy Program. He stands masked in front of a group of people taking a selfie.

UNC’s philosophy department seeks wisdom across the ages in partnering with the community

UNC’s philosophy department has made a mission of creating intergenerational spaces for young and old to discuss some of life’s most pressing questions, together as equals.  

Carolina senior’s short film accepted into national film festival

Eve Golecruz used her communications class to create a short film exploring her identity and the environment. The film was accepted into the Environmental Film Festival (DCEFF).

A speaker at a panel conference at UNC-Chapel Hill

Author Lorrie Moore, in person, reads story about virtual visits

The literary event was part of the Frank B. Hanes Writer-in-Residence Program, which brought the acclaimed short-story writer to campus to visit classes and give readings and talks.

Collage shows book cover for Valley of Want on the left and photo of Ross White on the right.

Bookmark This

In our March “Bookmark This” feature, we highlight “Valley of Want” (Unicorn Press, January 2022) by Ross White, who also shares a poem with us. White is teaching assistant professor of creative writing.

A group standing in front of a lake

Across continents, Florence Babb collaborates to enhance course instruction

When Florence Babb, professor of anthropology, heard about Collaborative Online International Learning, she jumped at the opportunity to enhance her class and ultimately took her work to Ecuador, where she’s been collaborating with Universidad San Francisco de Quito faculty and students.