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The occasional poet

Carolina’s new writer-in-residence talks about her poetry and what she hopes to accomplish on campus. On Feb. 25, poet and National Book Award winner Nikky Finney will give a reading from her upcoming book of poetry as the new Frank B. Hanes Writer-in-Residence at Carolina. The Well spoke with her about her poetry, what inspires her to write and how she … Read more


A dancer rehearses the 19th Amendment Project performance "The Debate." (photo by Donn Young)

The 19th Amendment Project

UNC-Chapel Hill faculty-artists from drama, dance, music and visual arts will present four performances focused on the complex history of the 19th Amendment. These works-in-progress, presented as part of the UNC Process Series, commemorate the amendment’s 100th anniversary.


A dancer rehearses the 19th Amendment Project performance "The Debate." (photo by Donn Young)

The 19th Amendment Project

UNC-Chapel Hill faculty-artists from drama, dance, music and visual arts will present four performances focused on the complex history of the 19th Amendment. These works-in-progress, presented as part of the UNC Process Series, commemorate the amendment’s 100th anniversary.


Video Game Class

Leveled-Up Learning

The Greenlaw Gameroom is a one-of-a-kind space at UNC. Through the conduit of video games, students learn across disciplines, explore the ancient world, analyze the horror genre, and conduct surveys.


Well Said: Honoring the 100th anniversary of the Negro Leagues

On this week’s podcast, history professor Matthew Andrews discusses the professional baseball leagues and the role they played in American history.


Through a New Lens

Through a Different Lens

How can students strengthen their education by stepping outside their major and trying something new? Two professors — one in studio art and the other in biology — pose this question to undergraduate students in a course combining science and printmaking.


The 10m Hobby-Eberly Telescope at McDonald Observatory in Texas (photo by Ethan Tweedie Photography).

New exoplanet is twice the size of Earth and closer in size to Neptune

The exciting new discovery, called G 9-40b, was validated using an astronomical spectrograph built by a Penn State team with the help of UNC-Chapel Hill’s Goodman Laboratory, led by Chris Clemens, stellar astrophysicist and senior associate dean for research and innovation in the College of Arts & Sciences.


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