Month: January 2013

UNC chooses Toni Morrison’s ‘Home’ for summer reading

“Home,” the latest novel by Nobel laureate and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Toni Morrison, will be the 2013 summer reading book for incoming students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. A nine-member selection committee of students, faculty and staff selected the book from five finalists. Students on the committee described “Home” as an …

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Free play, discussion about civil communities Feb. 16

Gentrification and the future of urban development in Chapel Hill will be the topic of a free discussion after the 2 p.m. Feb. 16 performance of PlayMakers Repertory Company’s “Clybourne Park.” The event, “Civil Discourse, Civil Communities,” is sponsored by PlayMakers and the Program in the Humanities in the College of Arts and Sciences at …

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Love 2.0

What if everything you know about love is wrong? In a new book, UNC psychologist and positive emotions expert Barbara Fredrickson draws on science to give voice to the body’s definition of love.