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Meet Viji Sathy, Academic Leadership Program Director

Viji Sathy

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



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

Claire McCaskill

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.



Meet Oswaldo Estrada, Faculty Fellows Program Director

Oswaldo Estrada

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



Announcing the 2021-2022 Tyson Academic Leadership Fellows

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.

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, clarify career commitments and build their leadership network.



Announcing the 2021-2022 Faculty Fellows

The Faculty Fellowship Program offers UNC College of Arts and Sciences faculty the opportunity to pursue ambitious, exciting, artistic, and scholarly projects that lead to publication, exhibition, composition, and performance.



Ebony Johnson receives Employee Forum’s 2021 Pinnacle Award

The UNC Employee Forum’s Pinnacle Award is granted to an employee who has demonstrated leadership, vision, and commitment to excellence, and is on a path of continuous learning through professional development.



Introducing the new IAH Director: Dr. Patricia Parker

We are pleased to share that Patricia Parker will be the next director of the Institute for the Arts and Humanities. This is a four-year term, effective July 1.



Launching: Scholarly 101 Publishing Event Series

The new Scholarly 101 series, developed by Pamela Lothspeich (Director of the New Faculty Program) and Ebony Johnson (Event Planner) features skilled and knowledgeable freelance academic editors who regularly work with first-time book authors, providing editorial guidance and support as they move through the book publishing process



The Institute announces the 2021 Schwab Academic Excellence Award winners

The award recognizes one faculty member in each College of Arts and Sciences department in the arts, humanities, and qualitative social sciences.



Arts and Humanities Research Grant

Arts Humanities Research Grant

Proposals are due by 11:59 p.m. on Monday, February 15, 2021.



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