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UNC Performance Studies announces 2015-2016 season

The performance studies program of the department of communication at UNC announces 12 new creative projects beginning in October 2015, to be performed in Swain’s Studio 6. Infinite Loop by Christopher Dahlie, Oct. 2-3 Brabo by Susannah Ryan, Oct. 22, 23, 24, 29, 30, 31 And So We Walked by DeLanna Studi, produced by the UNC Process Series, Nov. 13-14 … Continued

UNC-Chapel Hill awards $811,330 in study abroad support to 182 students

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has provided $811,330 in scholarships, fellowships and program support to 182 students pursuing semester and summer programs in spring, summer and fall 2015 and students pursuing yearlong programs for the 2015-16 academic year.

Serving up Food for All

As far as steering committee co-chairs Marcie Cohen Ferris and Alice Ammerman are concerned, Carolina’s food theme is organic to the campus.

Study: ‘Democratic peace’ may not prevent international conflict

Using a new technique to analyze 52 years of international conflict, researchers suggest that there may be no such thing as a “democratic peace.”

PlayMakers’ main-stage season opens Sept. 16 with ‘Disgraced’

Acclaimed as one of the best plays in recent seasons, PlayMakers will give the Pulitzer Prize-winning hit “Disgraced” its regional premiere.

Former U.S. Congressman and author Barney Frank to speak Sept. 24

Frank will discuss ‘downsizing our global ambition’ for the 2015 Weil Lecture on American Citizenship.

Folt, Hawking kick off historic physics conference

UNC-Chapel Hill Chancellor Carol L. Folt welcomed renowned physicist Stephen Hawking in front of a sold-out crowd at the Hawking Radiation Conference in Stockholm, Sweden, on Monday.