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‘Voices for Civil Rights’ featured on WUNC-FM public radio Fridays in March

North Carolina Public Radio – WUNC-FM, a service of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will explore a new collection of never-before-heard interviews about the Civil Rights Movement. Each Friday morning in March, WUNC’s Eric Hodge will be joined on “Morning Edition” by Seth Kotch from the Southern Oral History Program at UNC’s Center for the Study of … Continued

Professors with Passion: Joseph Glatthaar

Listening to a history lecture in a large lecture hall might make some students yawn, unless they’re in Professor Joseph Glatthaar’s “War and American Society Since 1902.” “History is an incredibly powerful force that affects people’s lives every day,” he said.

Carolina Women’s Leadership Council honors faculty mentors

Jean DeSaix, a senior lecturer in the biology department in the College of Arts and Sciences, received the faculty-to-student mentoring award from the Carolina Women’s Leadership Council.

iContact’s growing success began with two UNC undergrads

iContact began as an idea for an email and social media marketing company that grew from a conversation among entrepreneurs. Aaron Houghton and Ryan Allis, both then Carolina undergraduates, co-founded the company in 2003, spending late nights working from storefront space above a Franklin Street business. Houghton earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science. Allis was the president of an … Continued

Parker named director of faculty diversity initiatives

Patricia S. Parker has been appointed Director of Diversity Initiatives for the College of Arts and Sciences, a new position recommended by the College’s Faculty Diversity Task Force.

March Madness brings winning films, plays, readings, concerts and talks

Yes, there is more to March Madness than filling in your brackets and hoping for the Heels.  Check out this winning roster of films, plays, readings, concerts and discussions. March 1:   Professor Ruth Von Bernuth, UNC Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures, will discuss The Wise Men of Chelm: Eastern European Jewry’s favorite folk tradition and its German origins, for … Continued

PlayMakers, dramatic art to present reading of ‘8,’ a new play

PlayMakers Repertory Company and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill department of dramatic art will present a one-night-only staged reading of “8,” a new play chronicling the historic trial in the federal constitutional challenge to California’s Proposition 8, in April.