Month: April 2017

How costumes unfold

Eliza Doolittle strolls in. Actually, it’s actress Mia Pinero and she’s ready for a costume fitting for “My Fair Lady,” produced by PlayMakers Repertory Company at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Carolina honors nine individuals and groups for public service

Community-based services for the elderly, pro bono legal assistance and a refugee health program were some of the projects recognized at UNC-Chapel Hill’s 2017 Public Service Awards celebration on April 5. The annual event is held by the Carolina Center for Public Service.

Snake pendulum fuses art and science

A giant snake pendulum that will be on display in front of Phillips Hall for Arts Everywhere Day April 7 is a perfect mashup of art and science. The 8-by-11-foot kinetic sculpture is the brainchild of mathematics department chair Rich McLaughlin and physics and astronomy department chair Christian lliadis in the College of Arts & Sciences.