Month: May 2013

Undergraduate research: Farming and feeding Watauga County

They say home is where the heart is. For recent alumna Jessica Kennedy, home is also the subject of her undergraduate research. With her father active in local government, Kennedy grew up familiar with the social issues of Watauga County — an uncertain transition from an agricultural based economy, hunger and poverty.

American Council of Learned Societies awards fellowships to support research

Faculty and graduate students in the College of Arts and Sciences have won 2013 fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) to support their research. ACLS, based in New York City, is a private, nonprofit federation of 71 national scholarly organizations in the humanities and related social sciences. Founded in 1919, its mission …

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New York’s The TEAM to present theatrical work at PlayMakers May 29

New York theater ensemble The TEAM – which will be developing a new performance piece while in residence with PlayMakers Repertory Company at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill — will unveil its work-in-progress May 29 at 7:30 p.m. at Frey Rehearsal Hall in the Center for Dramatic Art on Country Club Road. …

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