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Elizabeth Engelhardt (photo courtesy of UNC-Chapel Hill Communications)

Engelhardt named interim senior associate dean, fine arts and humanities

Elizabeth Engelhardt, current chair of American studies, has been named interim senior associate dean for fine arts and humanities in the College of Arts & Sciences, effective March 18.

Arctic Forest

An Arctic Awakening

Rachel Seidman, director of the Southern Oral History Program, discusses her experience living abroad as a Fulbright Scholar in Turku, Finland.

Lucas Meachem

Grammy-winning opera singer shares his craft at Carolina

Lucas Meachem is spending a week as an artist-in-residence in the College of Arts & Sciences’ music department, leading master classes for students.

Terry Rhodes (photo by Johnny Andrews)

Rhodes appointed interim dean of the College of Arts & Sciences

As Senior Associate Dean for Fine Arts and Humanities in the College of Arts & Sciences since 2012, Rhodes has long championed the value of the arts and humanities to a well-rounded education throughout her more than three decades at Carolina.

Old Well snow (photo by Donn Young)

Two dozen earn 2019 University Teaching Awards

Each year, the University recognizes faculty, staff and students for outstanding teaching. Many of the winners are in the College of Arts & Sciences.

Ron Menzel as Galileo in the Morehead Planetarium dome, as an image of Jupiter looms behind him.

PlayMakers presents Bertolt Brecht’s “Life of Galileo”

PlayMakers Repertory Company presents the theatrical event of the 2018/19 season, Bertolt Brecht’s “Life of Galileo,” adapted by Joseph Discher. PlayMakers’ Producing Artistic Director, Vivienne Benesch, directs the production, which runs from February 27 to March 17, 2019.

Thorne and his collaborators won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2017. (photo by Donn Young) This photo shows him gesturing to the audience and is a closeup shot.

Nobel laureate shares his love of science and art in campus talk

Theoretical physicist and Nobel laureate Kip Thorne combines a love of art and science in his work, and he shared that passion with an audience that packed Memorial Hall on Thursday evening.