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Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Tift Merritt has become the Community Histories Workshop Performing Artist-in-Residence. Photo: Brian Blauser

Tift Merritt and the lyrical language of history and place

Singer/songwriter Tift Merritt will receive a University Distinguished Alumna Award on University Day, Oct. 12. She is also the new performing artist-in-residence at Community Histories Workshop and will be working with CHW on the Dix Park project.

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Michael McFee wins North Carolina’s highest civilian honor

Michael A. McFee is among the six people who will receive North Carolina’s highest civilian honor.

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Art studio opens up in Carolina residence hall

The studio, a partnership between Arts Everywhere, UNC Housing and the art and art history department, is designed to bring the arts out of museums and into students’ daily lives.

Milestone Moments in the College of Arts & Sciences—an infographic timeline 1795: Students: 41 Faculty: 3 Departments: 2 Illustration of Hinton James, the first student to arrive at UNC. Illustration from 1935 Yackety Yack yearbook.

Major Milestones in the College of Arts & Sciences

As the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill looks back on its 225-year history, the College of Arts & Sciences is also reflecting on the College of the past. Although the College of Arts & Sciences that we know today wasn’t formally established until 1935, a strong liberal arts education has been at the heart of a Carolina education … Continued

Two students look at an artifact from the Ackland Art Museum for a QEP class.

Connecting, doing and making

If there’s one thing Associate Dean for Instructional Innovation Kelly Hogan wants students and faculty to know, it’s that the Quality Enhancement Plan is for everyone.

From left, Grace Morse and Savannah Bradley are the 2018 Thomas Wolfe Scholars. (photo by Sarah Boyd). They are standing in front of the Thomas Wolfe Memorial on campus.

Two awarded Thomas Wolfe Scholarship in creative writing

Two first-year students — Grace Morse of New Orleans and Savannah Bradley of Charlotte — were awarded the 2018 Thomas Wolfe Scholarship, a full, four-year merit scholarship in creative writing in the College of Arts & Sciences at UNC-Chapel Hill.

Triffin Morris is the Milly S. Barranger Professor of the Practice in Costume Production in the department of dramatic art. (photo by Catie Dull/UNC-Chapel Hill)

Well Said podcast with Triffin Morris of PlayMakers Repertory Company

Triffin Morris has more than 20 years of experience costuming Broadway stars in some of the most well-known plays and musicals, including Wicked, Shrek,and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.