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Stroud directs hub for nonpartisan discussion of serious ethical issues

Sarah Stroud, the new director of the UNC Parr Center for Ethics, brings a passion for connecting scholarly work on ethical issues with public engagement. She said she is “thrilled to be taking the reins of such a dynamic center, already overflowing with student and faculty energy and enthusiasm.” We recently chatted with her about her own research on moral … Continued

Science, spirituality and synergy in Nepal

In a three-week journey from Chapel Hill to the Himalayas to study the effects of climate change on Buddhist holy lakes, two mathematicians, a marine scientist and a religious studies scholar overcame multiple challenges and proved the value of an interdisciplinary team.

Saving lives through stories

The Southern Oral History Program launches a major research initiative — to collect oral histories in rural North Carolina communities that inform health care research, practice and policy.

Month of Latin Jazz: Music department celebrates Latin Jazz with a new festival

The UNC music department will celebrate the inaugural Month of Latin Jazz Sept. 29-Oct. 30.

Scroll, Click, Compose

Imagine a new kind of humanities study that emphasizes construction over criticism, personal interpretation over competitive argument, and serendipity over planned outcomes. Using digital media, Daniel Anderson changes how students and scholars interact with literature.

Jamie Blake is selected as Harold J. Glass USAF Graduate Fellow

Jamie Blake, a UNC-Chapel Hill doctoral student in musicology, will serve as the Harold J. Glass USAF Graduate Fellow for academic year 2018-19 – providing, among other benefits, mentoring from the professor who selected her specifically for the award.

PlayMakers Repertory Company presents “Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood”

PlayMakers Repertory Company proudly opens its 2018-2019 mainstage season with the regional premiere of Ken Ludwig’s “Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood,” a play with music directed by Jessie Austrian and featuring original music by Jack Herrick, of North Carolina’s Red Clay Ramblers.