The right chemistry

March 16, 2018

As the dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, I have gained a new appreciation for the stellar chemistry faculty we have at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

15 Weeks in D.C.

March 15, 2018

For 15 weeks every spring, students in the UNC Honors Seminar on Public Policy and Global Affairs in Washington, D.C. spend four days a week at prestigious internships in the city’s corridors of power.

New book celebrates UNC student playwrights

October 3, 2017

Dana Coen, director of UNC’s Writing for the Screen and Stage minor in the department of communication, recently discussed the program and Twenty-Five Short Plays: Selected Works from The University of North Carolina Long Story Shorts Festival, 2011-2015, published by UNC Press in September.

Opening doors, emboldening dreams

October 3, 2017

The Oct. 6 public launch of the University’s comprehensive campaign, The Campaign for Carolina, hopes to similarly inspire Carolina alumni and friends to support transformative initiatives that advance the mission and vision of the College of Arts & Sciences under Dean Kevin Guskiewicz.

PlayMakers, dramatic art celebrate $12 million gift

September 29, 2017

Joan H. Gillings has committed the largest single gift ever to the performing arts at Carolina: the $12 million gift to PlayMakers Repertory Company and the department of dramatic art will significantly increase the University’s performing arts programming by expanding educational opportunities for students and enhancing performance and outreach offerings available to the community.