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The occasional poet

February 25, 2020

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. … Continued

Leveled-Up Learning

February 21, 2020

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.

Short Story Vending Machines Connect UNC Writers and Readers

January 17, 2020

The vending machines installed last spring around campus and the Chapel Hill community are serving up something different—short stories and poetry written by faculty, students, and staff, along with short works of literature from around the world.

Jackie Kenny: Shining Brightly

January 28, 2019

Senior Jackie Kenny, majoring in English and minoring in comparative literature and creative writing, displays passion and resilience through her roles as a student and a member of the UNC rowing team.

‘Show up’ is motto for Eble, a true citizen of University

October 25, 2018

  Connie Eble knows why she was chosen for the 2018 Jefferson Award. “Longevity and institutional memory,” Eble said mischievously. Then, she matter-of-factly said, “I show up.” A professor in the English and comparative literature department, Eble joined Carolina’s faculty … Continued

Bland Simpson receives 2018 Edward Kidder Graham Award

October 25, 2018

  When English professor and writer Bland Simpson was just a little boy, he accompanied his grandfather Julius Andrews Page Sr. on long strolls across Polk Place on the Carolina campus. They would walk from building to building where his … Continued