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NEH grant will help develop critical games studies minor

Courtney Rivard, a 2021 IAH faculty fellow and teaching associate professor in English and comparative literature, received an NEH grant to help develop a critical games studies minor.

Juan Alamo standing at the Old Well on UNC-Chapel Hill's campus holding a percussion instrument

Where words fail music speaks

For most of his life, Juan Álamo has used music to connect to and communicate with others. As a skilled marimba player, he uses his talent and passion to teach the next generation of musicians to do the same.

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Staff postcard project to memorialize pandemic

“I Was Here: Postcards from the Pandemic” lets employees process the past two years through artistic expression, culminating in an exhibit on Arts Everywhere Day April 8.

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Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl Team heads to national competition

Carolina’s Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl Team will be facing off against 35 other schools for a national title this weekend. It is the team’s first time advancing to the national championship in over five years.

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Building a rich intellectual community

For almost 40 years, the Carolina Postdoctoral Program for Faculty Diversity has been preparing scholars from different backgrounds for faculty careers and the tenure process.

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Black history viewed through fast-food lens

Marcia Chatelain, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “Franchise: The Golden Arches in Black America,” makes eye-opening connections during the 2022 African American History Month Lecture.

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On Being Human

As many scholars identify what makes humans similar to other creatures, UNC philosophy professor Susan Wolf strives to discover other attributes that make us unique.