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Lifelong love of theater leads alumna to support PlayMakers’ artistic director

Joanne Mills Garrett, who holds three degrees from Carolina, planned to write a Broadway play one day.


$25 million gift helps secure graduate students’ future

A transformational $25 million bequest to the UNC College of Arts & Sciences ensures a bright future for graduate students. The gift from an anonymous donor will enable the College to compete for the most promising graduate students for generations to come.


Stella Zhizhi Li

Musicology doctoral student Stella Zhizhi Li receives 2019-20 Glass Graduate Fellowship

Stella Zhizhi Li, a UNC-Chapel Hill doctoral student in musicology, has been selected to serve as the Harold J. Glass USAF Graduate Fellow for academic year 2019-2020.


Ishna J. Hall: Beloved Tar Heel, Colleague and Friend

The College of Arts & Sciences is mourning the unexpected loss of former Carolina colleague and treasured friend Ishna Hall.


Textile, Bedding and Soft Goods Company LeighDeux Awards Scholarships to Entrepreneurship Students

Two enterprising women entrepreneurs in the Shuford Program in Entrepreneurship are the 2019 recipients of the LeighDeux Women in Entrepreneurship Excellence Scholarship: Krishna Patel ’20 and Anastasia Soule ’19.


Closeup view of the Old Well with purple and white flowers in the front in August.

Distinguished service awards presented to Bill and Marcie Ferris, David Pardue

Awards for distinguished service to the College of Arts & Sciences were presented to William R. “Bill” and Marcie Cohen Ferris, both Carolina professors emeritus, and alumnus David Pardue Jr. ’69 at a meeting of the Arts & Sciences Foundation Board of Directors on April 25.


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.