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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Arts & Humanities

Nine recognized for work to further diversity and inclusion

The Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs honored nine people or groups on April 4 with the 2017 University Diversity Awards for significant contributions to the enhancement, support and furtherance of diversity and inclusion on the Carolina campus and in the community. ... Read More

Calendar for April 19, 2017

April 20 The reception for It’s Gonna Be Something, the MFA thesis exhibition featuring the work of sculptor Luke Firle, is 5-7 p.m. in the Hanes Art Center’s Allcott Gallery. Firle’s sculptures will be on display 8 a.m.-5 p.m. April. 19-21. The 13th annual Celebration of Inventorship will feature Nancy Allbritton, chair of the joint […] ... Read More

Arts at Carolina go here, there and everywhere

On April 7, the arts at Carolina left classrooms and studios and headed outside as Carolina celebrated Arts Everywhere Day with 50 performances, exhibitions, hands-on activities and installations across campus. ... Read More

Home the theme of this year’s TEDxUNC

The theme of the sixth annual TEDxUNC conference theme – home – covered four topics: roots, boroughs, society and humanity. Cecilia Polanco, a 2016 graduate and owner of So Good Pupusas food truck, spoke about the significance of hogar, the Spanish word for home, ... Read More

First campus-wide arts celebration to be held April 7

On April 7, from noon to 9 p.m., the campus will hold Arts Everywhere Day, its first campus-wide arts celebration, with more than 50 performances, installations and hands-on activities that will take place at 20 sites across campus. ... Read More

Water, water — and arts — everywhere

The Board of Trustees heard from the Institute for Marine Sciences and Kenan Music Scholars at its last meeting. ... Read More

Carolina Indian Circle celebrates 30th annual powwow

The Carolina Indian Circle celebrated its 30th annual powwow March 4 with more than 30 dancers from American Indian tribes from throughout North Carolina participating in the ceremony. ... Read More

Carolina’s graduate programs receive high rankings

Carolina received high ratings on multiple lists of schools, degree programs and specialty areas newly ranked by U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 edition of “America’s Best Graduate Schools.” ... Read More

An exercise in enlightenment

As part of Asia Week 2017, the Carolina Asia Center hosted a special guest whose work offered a window into Tibetan culture. Geshe Palden Sangpo, a monk who practices Tibetan Buddhism, spent nearly four days at the FedEx Global Education Center creating a sand mandala, an ancient Tibetan Buddhist art form. ... Read More

MJ School honors a century of prize-winning journalism

The School of Media and Journalism celebrated the Pulitzer Prize Centennial on Feb. 20 by highlighting six North Carolina newspapers that have won the prestigious prize for meritorious public service. ... Read More