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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.

Carolina ranks 33rd in world universities

September 29, 2017

UNC consistently places within the world’s leading universities, and now is no different. This year, Carolina ranks 33rd in the world and 23rd in the United States among global universities, according to the 2017 Academic Ranking of World Universities

Confronting energy poverty in Southern Africa

September 29, 2017

The National Science Foundation recently awarded a $4.8 million grant to UNC-Chapel Hill to help researchers study how to alleviate energy poverty in Southern Africa.

Carolina Quoted

September 26, 2017

When national and international media need experts to comment on and analyze news and trends, they turn to Carolina.