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Two awarded Thomas Wolfe Scholarship in creative writing

Two first-year students — Grace Morse of New Orleans and Savannah Bradley of Charlotte — were awarded the 2018 Thomas Wolfe Scholarship, a full, four-year merit scholarship in creative writing in the College of Arts & Sciences at UNC-Chapel Hill.


New bio-inspired dynamic materials transform themselves

Highly dynamic synthetic superstructures self-assemble, change stiffness of soft materials, then revert, while providing new clues on brain, spinal cord injuries and neurological disease. Associate Professor of Applied Physical Sciences Ronit Freeman helped to develop the work when she was a postdoctoral fellow at Northwestern University.


Well Said podcast with Triffin Morris of PlayMakers Repertory Company

Triffin Morris has more than 20 years of experience costuming Broadway stars in some of the most well-known plays and musicals, including Wicked, Shrek,and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.


Sharing the beauty of music

World-class instructors in the College of Arts & Sciences’ music department started the UNC Community Music School to serve students of all ages and offer group and individual classes in piano, voice, guitar, composition and early childhood music.


Celebrating 225 years: Spotlight on the College of Arts & Sciences

As Carolina celebrates its 225th anniversary this year, the College of Arts & Sciences is inspiring students to lead meaningful lives by encouraging Tar Heels to think, communicate, collaborate and create.


Doctoral student receives Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship

Larisa Svirsky is one of 21 doctoral students nationwide to receive the Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship in 2018. The 12-month fellowship, awarded by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, is the nation’s most prestigious award for doctoral candidates in the humanities and social sciences whose work focuses on questions of ethical and religious values.


NSF funds $2 million project for students struggling in STEM

A project led by researchers at Carolina will receive $2 million in funding from the National Science Foundation to pioneer new ways to help college students who are struggling in mathematics and science courses.


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