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Saleemah Sharpe tosses sticky notes into the air as people sitting on chairs watch.

‘Every Brilliant Thing’ uses theater to build resilience

It’s a show. It’s a health and wellness initiative. And free performances for faculty, staff and students begin Jan. 10.

Nine student actors line up, stomping and screaming, during rehearsal for a play.

Behind the scenes with Kenan Theatre Company

The dramatic art department’s undergraduate theater company returns this spring with “The Seagull” by Anton Chekov and the musical “Something Rotten,” produced in collaboration with the music department.

Al Duncan sits on a black stool in the middle of the Forest Amphitheater.

Unpacking the nuances of ancient Greek and Roman theater

Al Duncan is an assistant professor in the department of classics within the UNC College of Arts and Sciences. He studies the production, reception and audience experience of ancient Greek and Roman theater and how these performances remain relevant today.

A black and white photo of the late Kimball King, staring off to the side of the camera.

Life-changing lessons from a beloved professor

Inspired by memories in and beyond the classroom, a group of alumni work to honor the late professor Kimball King.

A winter view of the Old Well as seen through the branches of a holly tree with red berries.

In Memoriam – Sharon Lynn James

The Department of Classics shared this tribute to colleague Sharon James, who passed away on Thursday, Dec, 28.

Headshot of Rayna McClendon

The Hollywood storyteller

Alumna Rayna McClendon found her love of screenwriting through classes in the department of communication at UNC.

Elisa Troncoso sitting on a low stone wall, the stone Thomas Wolfe memorial behind her. (photo by Donn Young)

Meet a Tar Heel: 2023 Thomas Wolfe Scholar Elisa Troncoso

Elisa Troncoso is inspired by the most fundamental displays of humanity in her writing. The first-year student is the winner of this year’s prestigious Thomas Wolfe Scholarship.