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Amaya Martinez Mesa with her Feelin' DNA project.

December graduate Amaya Martinez Mesa: ‘No other place for me to be’

It took just one semester for Amaya Martinez Mesa to feel like she was home.


Enjoy ‘an intimate evening of storytelling’ with Ray Dooley in PlayMakers’ ‘A Christmas Carol’

Bring the whole family for an intimate evening of storytelling with PlayMakes Repertory Company legend Ray Dooley in “A Christmas Carol” Dec. 13-23 in the Elizabeth Price Kenan Theatre in the Center for Dramatic Art.


Fall scene at the Old Well

UNC-Chapel Hill receives 10-year accreditation from regional agency

The Board of Trustees of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges reaffirmed Carolina’s accreditation for the next 10 years at the board’s Dec. 5 meeting in Dallas.


Humanities Happy Hour brings Fellows to the public

The Humanities Happy Hour is more than just an appeal to the alliteration lovers among us. It is a collaborative program of events shared by Carolina Public Humanities (CPH) and the Institute for the Arts and Humanities (IAH).


Students practice to perform at the Gram-O-Rama.

Blending comedy and academia

Most professors expect students to use proper grammar in their classes, but in English 307, students are encouraged not to. The class is a grammar class. Students learn concepts such as parts of speech, double negatives and malapropisms, but as they learn them, they also are required to incorporate them into sketch comedy.


Students compete at the 2017 Learning Through Languages Symposium at the FedEx Global Education Center. Photo by Charlotte Eure '16.

Languages symposium kicks off N.C. Day of Multilingualism

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University will host the third annual Learning Through Languages Research Symposium at the FedEx Global Education Center at UNC on Dec. 13. The symposium will be the marquee event for the North Carolina Consular Corps’ inaugural statewide Day of Multilingualism, a celebration focusing on the value of lifelong language learning.


December graduate Analisa Sorrells says her public service experience at Carolina led to her dream job. (photo by Rhesa Versola.)

Service experiences lead to dream career for December graduate

For December graduate Analisa Sorrells, experiences in public service at Carolina led her to her dream career path – one of giving back and helping others. “When I arrived at Carolina, I immediately got involved with Tar Heel TABLE and the Buckley Public Service Scholars program,” said Sorrells of Windermere, Florida. “I was set on studying nutrition. I was fascinated by food … Continued