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Leading with Empathy, Trust, and Service: Robin Sansing (ALP ‘24)

Featured Fellow: Robin Sansing, ALP '24.

Whether it’s in her work as a social worker or as co-founder of Mindful UNC, Robin Sansing is committed to supporting others in their development and growth. The relationships built among a group are essential for collaboration and support that enhances the group’s work.  



Judy Woodruff to Deliver Weil Lecture

Judy Woodruff at the PBS News Hour desk.

Judy Woodruff will deliver the Weil Lecture on American Citizenship, hosted by the Institute for the Arts and Humanities, on March 25, 2024.



Q&A: Lee Weisert (FFP ’19) on ‘Recesses’ album

Lee Weisert composes on a toy piano, with a full-size piano next to him.

Lee Weisert started writing the music for his new album, Recesses, during his 2019 Faculty Fellowship at the IAH.



Patricia Parker Receives Thomas Jefferson Award

Patricia Parker smiles in the Fellows Room. Behind her is the fireplace, where an excerpt from the University charter is inscribed.

Winner Patricia Parker accepted the 2023 Thomas Jefferson Award – one of the faculty’s highest awards – in honor of Sally Hemings and Ella Baker.



Faculty leaders take the helms of IAH programs

Collage of program leaders. Top row: Adam Versényi, Nadia Yaqub, Todd Ramón Ochoa. Bottom row: Jan Bardsley, Ray Dooley, Renée Alexander Craft.

The IAH tapped the expertise and leadership of faculty across campus for its programs and initiatives in 2023-2024.



Campaign for Carolina Ends with Historic Success

The Old Well, framed by tree branches, with South Building behind it.

“As founding director Ruel Tyson once said, ‘Gifts, large and small, are the most powerful actions we can take in the world for good,’” said IAH Director Patricia Parker.



Announcing the 2023-2024 Academic Leadership Fellows

Academic Leadership Fellows: 2023-2024. Portraits on top row: Jay Aikat, Mara Buchbinder, Michael Figueroa, Tanya Garcia. Bottom row: Robin Sansing, Patricia Sullivan, J. Michael Terry, Benjamin Waterhouse.

The Institute for the Arts and Humanities is pleased to announce the 2023-2024 cohort of Academic Leadership Fellows.



Announcing the 2023-2024 Faculty Fellows

The Institute for the Arts and Humanities is pleased to announce the 2023-2024 Faculty Fellow cohorts.



Pamela Lothspeich (FFP ’12, ’23) receives Fulbright Scholar Award

Pamela Lothspeich

Pamela Lothspeich (FFP ’12, ’23) is one of four UNC-Chapel Hill faculty members to receive a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award for the 2023-2024 academic year.



Méndez (FFP ’22) and Martin (FFP ’24) selected for National Humanities Center residencies

A view of the Old Well, framed by vibrant pink flowers.

Fellows Hugo Méndez and Nina Martin were selected for summer residencies at the National Humanities Center.



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