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PlayMakers presents Sondheim’s Tony-winning ‘Assassins’

PlayMakers Repertory Company will conclude its main-stage season with the Tony Award-winning musical “Assassins” by Stephen Sondheim, onstage April 2-20.


Multiple UNC graduate programs ranked by U.S. News & World Report

Multiple UNC graduate programs ranked by U.S. News & World Report The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill appears on multiple lists of schools, degree programs and specialty areas newly ranked in 2014 by U.S. News and World Report for the 2015 edition of “America’s Best Graduate Schools.” Following are the new UNC rankings and specialty listings that are … Continued


Six new UNC faculty members offer highlights of their work March 19

Six new faculty members will offer highlights of their work and research on such diverse topics as music and social change in Congo to tribal recognition in India March 19, 4-6 p.m. at Hyde Hall on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus.


Poet Margaret Randall to read at UNC March 19

Feminist poet, writer, photographer and social activist Margaret Randall will read from her new poems and talk about the writing process March 19 at noon at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


UNC Morehead-Cain Scholar selected for 2014-2015 Luce Scholars fellowship

The newest Luce Scholar from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is Joël Joseph Hage of Greensboro, a senior Morehead-Cain Scholar who is fluent in five languages. His major is in global studies with a minor in Arabic, both in the College of Arts and Sciences.


True democracy eludes Russia

Thirty-four years later, the old Soviet Union is gone, and the Olympics have just ended in the new Russia. Robertson continues to be a keen observer, now as an associate professor of political science at Carolina who has built a career studying political protest in modern Russia.


Global Heels: Reem Ghunaim, Palestinian Territory

Reem Ghunaim is studying city and regional planning in the UNC College of Arts and Sciences. She is specializing in economic development. She will graduate in May 2014 with a master’s degree in urban planning from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She will also earn an international development certificate, plus a certificate from Duke in conflict resolution … Continued