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Denise Chukhina works on a costume on a mannequin

Carolina students bring sci-fi to life

With hours of hand-sewing and creative crafting, Carolina’s graduate costume production students are working their way onto a platform even bigger than the stage.

Fall 2015 Fall 2015, Inside, Issues, The Scoop



Karen Gil, Judy Frey and David Frey

Frey honored for distinguished service

David Gardner Frey (AB ’64, JD ’67), pictured with Dean Karen Gil and his wife, Judy, received a 2015 Dean’s Award for Distinguished Service to the College.

Fall 2015 Fall 2015, Inside, Issues, The Scoop



Carol Folt, Stephen Hawking and Laura Mersini-Houghton

Stephen Hawking discusses black holes at UNC-sponsored conference in Stockholm

UNC-Chapel Hill Chancellor Carol L. Folt welcomed renowned physicist Stephen Hawking in front of a sold-out crowd at the Hawking Radiation Conference in Stockholm in late August.

Fall 2015 Fall 2015, Inside, Issues, The Scoop



An architectural rendering of the new Hill Hall rotunda.

Hill Hall auditorium begins $15 million renovation

UNC’s Hill Hall, the historic heart of the music department, closed in early June to begin an expected 18-month, $15 million renovation.

Fall 2015 Fall 2015, Inside, Issues, The Scoop



Sheri Castle in her kitchen

Cherished Pages: A cookbook author celebrates the stories about food that bring communities together

Award-winning cookbook author Sheri Castle (RTVMP ’82) was 4 when she created her first recipe: a smoothie-like concoction she called “Hawaiian Tropic Delight.”

Fall 2015 Alumni Up Close, Fall 2015, Inside, Issues



Sarah Blacklin surrounded by hogs on a farm

Meat Maven: Sarah Blacklin ’06 helps players in the pasture-based meat industry succeed

With NC Choices, Sarah Blacklin ’06 focuses on the pasture-based meat industry, working as an advocate and cooperative extension educator for everyone across the supply chain from farmers to chefs.

Fall 2015 Alumni Up Close, Fall 2015, Inside, Issues



April McGreger and her son in a strawberry field

Farmer’s Daughter: A career pivot leads to the launch of a food line celebrating Southern pickles and preserves

April McGreger ’02 of Farmer’s Daughter strives to promote sustainable, small-scale agriculture and handmade preserving. The company sells mostly pickles and Southern-style preserves.

Fall 2015 Alumni Up Close, Fall 2015, Inside, Issues



Little Rivers and Waterway Tales book cover

Happy Reading: More books by College faculty and alumni

A new perspective on the Revolutionary War, tales of North Carolina’s waterways, the dramatic story of the Wilmington Ten and more.

Fall 2015 Chapter & Verse, College Bookshelf, Fall 2015, Inside, Issues



Clam chowder in a pot

Carolina Clam Chowder Down-East Style

Nothing beats this homespun version of clam chowder, sans cream, sans razzmatazz. Nothing to it — “nothing” being a few worthy items: chewy, flavor-packed clams; potatoes; onions; and a handful … Continued

Fall 2015 Chapter & Verse, College Bookshelf, Fall 2015, Inside, Issues



A young boy eats ice cream -- with the cone sticking out of his mouth. A young girl (not seen) gives him bunny ears on his head

American Childhood

Lily Clarke ’16 captured this picture of her cousins several years ago when taking them out for ice cream in Fairview, N.C.

Fall 2015 Fall 2015, Finale, Inside, Issues