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Claire McCaskill sits at a microphone in the Seminar Room of Hyde Hall, recording a podcast.

Podcast with Senator Claire McCaskill

Kristen Chavez

Ahead of the Weil Lecture on American Citizenship, Director Patricia Parker talks with Senator Claire McCaskill about her political career, important figures in her life, and more.


Categories: IAH Podcast, Podcasts


Weil Lecture on American Citizenship: Oct. 25, 2021

Kristen Chavez

Senator Claire McCaskill delivered the Weil Lecture on American Citizenship on Monday, Oct. 25, 2021. To view closed captions, click on the CC button in the YouTube player.   https://youtu.be/014KS9-hSZQ   Capt … Continued


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Amarjit Budhiraja

Meet Amarjit Budhiraja, Chairs Leadership Program Interim Director

Kristen Chavez

As interim director of the Chairs Leadership Program, Amarjit Budhiraja is giving back to the program he called ‘a lifeline’ in his early days as chair.


Categories: Featured News Content, News


Claire McCaskill speaks at a lectern on the stage in Hill Hall.

McCaskill talks about the importance compromise for Weil Lecture

Kristen Chavez

In her remarks, titled “Finding Common Ground: Bipartisanship Within Political Turmoil,” she examined three possible reasons for the lack of compromise in politics. She pointed to the impacts of redistricting on election … Continued


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Viji Sathy

Meet Viji Sathy, Academic Leadership Program Director

Kristen Chavez

Whether she’s teaching undergraduates or leading a workshop for faculty, Viji Sathy continues to focus on inclusion.


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Claire McCaskill

Claire McCaskill, U.S. Senator 2007-2018, will deliver the Weil Lecture on American Citizenship at UNC

Kristen Chavez

The Institute for the Arts and Humanities announces Claire McCaskill, U.S. Senator 2007-2018, will deliver the 2021 Weil Lecture on American Citizenship on Monday, October 25 at 5:30 p.m. EDT in a virtual event.


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Oswaldo Estrada

Meet Oswaldo Estrada, Faculty Fellows Program Director

Kristen Chavez

As a three-time Faculty Fellow, new program director Oswaldo Estrada recognizes the importance of “the exchange of ideas” that the program offers participants.


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Collage of Academic Leadership Fellow portraits. From top left: Priscilla Layne, Stefanie Ferreri, Kelly Giovanello, Lauren Leve, Michal Osterweil, Sarah Treul Roberts, Gabriela Valdivia, Ariana Vigil.

Announcing the 2021-2022 Tyson Academic Leadership Fellows

Kristen Chavez

Eight faculty members across campus were selected to participate in the Tyson Academic Leadership Program. The program is designed to aid emerging leaders through a series of activities to develop leadership skills, clar … Continued


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Herica Valladares

Uncovering Abandoned Voices Of Antiquity With Hérica Valladares

Kristen Chavez

Associate Professor of Classics Hérica Valladares speaks with Philip on her current research project regarding the material culture of domestic Ancient Rome.


Categories: IAH Podcast