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Joseph DeSimone named recipient of 22nd Heinz Award

Joseph DeSimone, the Chancellor’s Eminent Professor of Chemistry in the College of Arts and Sciences at UNC-Chapel Hill and the William R. Kenan, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering at North Carolina State University, has been named the recipient of the 22nd Heinz Award in the Technology, the Economy and Employment category. The honor recognizes the extraordinary achievements of individuals … Continued

UNC-Chapel Hill ranks 5th among public universities

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the nation’s first public university, once again ranks among the very best universities and colleges in the nation.

Celebrating an ‘entirely new act’

Chancellor Carol L. Folt called PlayMakers Repertory Company and the department of dramatic art “part of the soul that makes UNC-Chapel Hill the leading public university in America.”

$12 million gift to benefit PlayMakers, dramatic art at UNC-Chapel Hill

PlayMakers Repertory Company and the department of dramatic art at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have received a $12 million gift to significantly increase the University’s performing arts programming by expanding educational opportunities for students and enhancing performance and outreach offerings available to the community.

Former Associate Artistic Director Jeff Meanza returns this fall to direct "The Cake."

Former Artistic Director Jeff Meanza Returns to PlayMakers

Jeffrey Meanza, PlayMakers’ beloved former Associate Artistic Director and alumnus of the Professional Actor Training Program, is back this fall to direct the first show of the Mainstage season! PlayMaker’s Repertory Company sat down with him to do some catching up.

Senior Madeline Fisher is a double major in environmental studies and music. Photo by Alyssa LaFaro

Women in Science: Q&A with Madeline Fisher

Senior undergraduate Madeline Fischer is a double major in music and environmental studies. She was interviewed by endeavor as part of an initiative highlighting female researchers at UNC this year.

UNC's Well Said podcast

Well Said: Hurricanes and water quality

Department of marine sciences professor Hans Paerl discusses hurricane’s impact on water quality on UNC’s Well Said podcast.