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Caroline Norland stands between the Music Library's stacks holding a record of the composer Handel.

Reigniting a love for music

Junior Caroline Norland put her passion for music aside to focus on academics, but a work-study opportunity in the music library reminded her of why she picked up her viola in the first place.

left: headshot of Lyneise Williams at a desk with various writings; right: headshot of Uredo Agada

Q&A with Friday Award Recipients Uredo Agada and Lyneise Williams

Professor Lyneise Williams and sophomore Uredo Agada report on their joint research project that was sponsored by the William C. Friday Arts and Humanities Research Award.

Marissa Carmi stands outside under a tree.

Carolina celebrates American Indian Heritage Month

Graduate student Marissa Carmi is a citizen of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin — and as an American Indian — she’s brought her life experiences and perspective to serve graduate and professional students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  

Michelle Freeman stands in a cemetery as birds fly into the sky behind her.

The Layers Beneath the Church

Michelle Freeman uncovers how clergy and laity revered saints in the fourth to sixth centuries to improve cultural understanding today.

The cupola of Hyde Hall with fall foliage behind it. On top of the cupola is an small owl.

Hyde Hall at 20

Nestled in the upper quad of McCorkle Place with its brick exterior, you could be forgiven for thinking that Hyde Hall is a historic building with roots to the University’s earliest decades. But the building, which is home to the College’s Institute for the Arts and Humanities, is just turning 20 years old.

Florence Dore is holding a guitar and singing at an outside performance.

Academia and rock ’n’ roll live in harmony for this Carolina professor

Florence Dore has a new album and a new book out this fall. She’s been touring the country singing and talking about one of her favorite topics: the intersection of literature and rock ’n’ roll.

Helping faculty break down silos, be part of ‘something bigger’

The College of Arts and Sciences’ Institute for the Arts and Humanities Advisory Board empowers faculty to achieve their full potential by creating community and cultivating leadership.