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"One of my key areas of concentration was to build a high-performing, collaborative cabinet committed to guiding the daily work of our University while we also created our path into the future," said Chancellor Carol L. Folt. ... Read More

Carolina selects ‘Popular’ for 2018 Summer Reading

Written by Carolina professor Mitch Prinstein, the book explores why popularity plays a key role in human development and, ultimately, how it still influences people as adults. ... Read More

Local to worldwide in a couple of clicks

Established in 2009, the Digital Heritage Center has digitized more than 120,000 yearbooks, scrapbooks, newspapers, photographs and city directories from the past two centuries and more recent decades. ... Read More

Employees set the stage for Arts Everywhere Day

For Arts Everywhere Day, Carolina employees worked behind the scenes and in the spotlight with artists, students, campus departments and others to make the celebration a success. ... Read More

History Task Force presents interpretive options for McCorkle Place

The Chancellor’s Task Force on UNC-Chapel Hill History plans to use McCorkle Place to introduce visitors to the broad sweep of the University's institutional history. ... Read More

Live and learn

April 6 is Arts Everywhere Day, a day for living the arts, no matter where you go on campus or on Franklin Street. ... Read More

Capturing community history

From textile mills to the state’s mental hospital, a team of Carolina's faculty, students and staff are engaging with North Carolina communities to tell their own complicated stories. ... Read More

Carl Ernst connects Carolina to the Middle East

For Carl Ernst, Islamic studies is about much more than studying the languages and cultures of the Middle East—it’s about fostering a much-needed awareness of an area of the world with which many people in the United States are unfamiliar. ... Read More

SO YOU WANT TO BE AN ORNATRIX

About 45 art, art history and classics students, hairstylists, costume designers and a few curious staff and community members attended a workshop on how to replicate ancient Roman hairstyles led by hairstylist and “hair archaeologist” Janet Stephens of Baltimore. ... Read More

PlayMakers Repertory Company announces 2018–19 season

The season delves into the reverberations caused by choice. Each of the six plays explores the power individuals wield to shape and shift everything—from our most intimate relationships, our memories and the institutions around us, to the broadest strokes of science, history and ultimately truth. ... Read More