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Plant biologist Dangl receives lifetime achievement award

Jeff Dangl, the John N. Couch Distinguished Professor of Biology, recently received the Philip N. Benfey lifetime achievement award from the Arabidopsis Community in recognition of his work on plant immunity and plant-microbe interactions.


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Carolina Arts & Sciences spring 2024 magazine now online

Check out the spring 2024 issue of “Carolina Arts & Sciences” magazine, now online.


Nicholas Boyer stands in front of the Old Well.

Nicholas Boyer awarded Goldwater Scholarship

Nicholas Boyer, a rising senior at UNC-Chapel Hill double majoring in chemistry and computer science in the College of Arts and Sciences, was selected to receive a 2024 Barry Goldwater Scholarship.


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Kumarini “Kumi” Silva named Royster Distinguished Professor for Graduate Education

Silva, an associate professor in the department of communication, brings goals of expanding the annual Royster Global conference and developing a new interdisciplinary first-year seminar to her new role.


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Humanities studio supports interdisciplinary, community-building work

A new initiative in the College of Arts and Sciences called the Arts and Humanities Grant Studio is enhancing the support of scholarly activity among humanists and humanistic social scientists at UNC-Chapel Hill.


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Broadway writer brings new comedy to PlayMakers

Fresh off the debut of her musical adaptation of “The Notebook,” Bekah Brunstetter ’04 will debut “The Game” in Chapel Hill. PlayMakers is the professional theater-in-residence in the department of dramatic art in UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences.


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Arts Everywhere Day set for April 12

The eighth annual campus-wide event on Friday, April 12 celebrates artists creating in all mediums.


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