Fine Arts & Humanities
The pinnacle of many academic careers arrives with a Nobel Prize recognition in Sweden, but for William Ferris, that highlight moment came in California. Ferris, the Joel R. Williamson eminent professor emeritus of history, won two Grammy awards Sunday, Feb. 10, in Los Angeles.
A neuroscientist and internationally recognized expert on sport-related concussions, Kevin Guskiewicz joined Carolina’s faculty in 1995 and has served as dean of the College of Arts & Sciences since January 2016. As interim chancellor, he will chart a course for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
The National High School Ethics Bowl was born at Carolina in 2012 to promote respectful discussion of ethics issues among high school students nationwide.
PlayMakers Repertory Company’s Summer Youth Conservatory announces auditions for its upcoming summer performance of “Bright Star” as well as interviews for technical theater students. Auditions for actors are Feb. 9 and 10.
Bill Ferris, the John R. Williamson eminent professor emeritus of history, never could have imagined being nominated for two Grammy Awards when he first picked up a camera at 12 years old.
PlayMakers Repertory Company is the first theater to participate in the National New Play Network rolling world premiere of “Jump,” written by emerging playwright Charly Evon Simpson and directed by Whitney White in her PlayMakers debut.
Last fall, each student in Marc Cohen’s English 105 class spent four hours shadowing a medical professional in the UNC Emergency Department, immersed in the organized chaos of emergency medicine. Students then reflected on their experience by writing about it.