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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Arts & Humanities

Carolina Performing Arts announces 15th anniversary season

Carolina Performing Arts announced its 15th anniversary season, which will celebrate CPA’s evolution from a performing arts presenter to an experience curator. The 2019-2020 season will continue collaborations with artists in the creation of new work to further establish CPA as a global artistic leader. Programming throughout the 2019-2020 season will amplify the creative leadership of […] ... Read More

Graduates urged to join a “conspiracy of good people”

As more than 6,000 Tar Heels participated in Carolina’s graduation ceremony on May 12, they were challenged to find not just their careers, but their callings, and to ask themselves what they are uniquely wired to do. ... Read More

Preparing students to imagine, innovate and invent

The state of North Carolina’s commitment to great journalism is at the root of more than a century of journalism education at Carolina. In 2015, the school changed its name to the School of Media and Journalism to show its commitment to preparing for a new media landscape while holding true to the values and […] ... Read More

Focus On: Jeffrey Greene

  As a professor and associate dean in Carolina’s School of Education, Jeffrey Greene researches how students learn in digital environments, specifically their self-regulated learning. This includes how students’ knowledge, beliefs and characteristics influence their ability to monitor and control their learning.  While the internet is a valuable resource, Greene believes students need to have […] ... Read More

Notre Dame’s fire, restoration illustrative of its history, faculty say

The world watched as the April 15 fire destroyed the spire and two-thirds of the roof of Paris landmark Notre Dame Cathedral. Carolina faculty discuss the building, its significance and what comes next. ... Read More

Six individuals and one program receive 2019 Diversity Awards

Using the tagline “an inclusive blue begins with you,” Carolina’s Office for Diversity and Inclusion presented its 11th annual awards April 29 at the CURRENT Art Space on Franklin Street. Those honored came from a record number of nominations received this year. “Diversity opens the doors to challenge our thinking,” said Interim Chancellor Kevin M. […] ... Read More

Graduate students essential to University’s research and teaching

The Graduate School at Carolina encompasses more than 80 academic programs offering more than 160 different graduate degrees. The 11,000 graduate students who make up 37% of the student body are essential to Carolina, providing the work-force behind a more than $1 billion research enterprise and teaching undergraduates with enthusiasm and creativity. In this Q&A, Dean […] ... Read More

Harvey Awards go to faculty work: housing app, game for hospitalized kids

Two faculty-led teams working on products to help people outside the University will receive a C. Felix Harvey Award to Advance Institutional Priorities at Carolina, which supply $75,000 in funding toward each project. The projects are an app to help low-income people find safe, affordable housing and an augmented reality game to improve outcomes for […] ... Read More

2019 University Teaching Awards

Recipients of the 2019 University Teaching Awards talk what it takes to be a good professor, what they have learned from their students, and something about themselves their students would be surprised to find out. ... Read More

Six receive prestigious Massey Awards for meritorious service

In recognition of their “unusual, meritorious or superior contributions,” six University employees will receive the 2019 C. Knox Massey Distinguished Service Awards. ... Read More