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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Arts & Humanities

Terry Rhodes is interim dean of the College

Terry Rhodes has been appointed interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, effective immediately, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Robert A. Blouin and Interim Chancellor Kevin M. Guskiewicz announced today. ... Read More

And the Grammys go to . . . retired Carolina professor Bill Ferris.

University Libraries archivists can also take a bow for their part in the creation of “Voices of Mississippi: Artists and Musicians Documented by William Ferris” ... Read More

A history suppressed

Two Carolina professors hope to honor thousands of African-Americans by uncovering injustices against them that, for decades, have been erased from public memory. ... Read More

Things are looking up

Can you guess where photographer Johnny Andrews was when he took these pictures? ... Read More

Tift Merritt explores the lyrical language of history and place at Dorothea Dix

Singer-songwriter Tift Merritt has joined with American Studies professor Bobby Allen to recover the long and rich history of Dorothy Dix Hospital. Merritt is writing a "song cycle" about the lives of the people who lived and worked there when it operated as an insane asylum from 1856 to 2012. ... Read More

Westbrooks sees University libraries as a catalyst for change

As University librarian, Elaine Westbrooks also wants to put libraries in the center of the discussion about what the future of the University will be. ... Read More

For 50 years, House Undergraduate Library puts students first

An unrelenting focus on the needs of undergraduates makes the undergraduate library a national model for serving students, says University Librarian Elaine Westbrooks. ... Read More

4 faculty members honored with Hettleman awards

Four highly promising Carolina faculty members in diverse fields have been awarded the Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prizes for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement by Young Faculty. This year's prizes were announced at the Oct. 12 Faculty Council meeting. ... Read More

Bland Simpson receives 2018 Edward Kidder Graham Award

Bland Simpson —English professor, writer, a songwriter and a “honky-tonk piano player” with the Red Clay Ramblers—can now add the Edward Kidder Graham Award for public service. ... Read More

Visiting lecturer shares love of Scottish Gaelic language

Folklorist, scholar and musician Tiber Falzett is passionate about sharing the Scottish Gaelic culture and language and is excited about the opportunity to incorporate the rich legacy of North Carolina’s Scottish Gaelic heritage as Carolina's first visiting lecturer in Scottish Gaelic studies. ... Read More