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Watch IAH Zoom Talks: Neil Prose, M.D.

Dr. Prose’s primary area of clinical interest is pediatric dermatology. His main area of academic interest is provider-patient communication.

Mai Thi Nguyen named director of the Academic Leadership Program

Mai Thi Nguyen

Mai Thi Nguyen, associate professor in the Department of City and Regional Planning and director of the Moore Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program at UNC-Chapel Hill, has been named as director of the Academic Leadership Program (ALP) beginning July 1.

Watch IAH Zoom Talks: David Kiel

David Kiel has created seven separate leadership development programs for faculty at UNC-Chapel Hill and consulted on strategic planning and leadership with other R-1s, doctoral-level Institutions, four-year colleges, and community colleges..

Watch IAH Zoom Talks: Deans Terry Rhodes and Elizabeth Engelhardt

  Dr. Terry Rhodes, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, and Dr. Elizabeth Engelhardt, Senior Associate Dean for Fine Arts and Humanities, discussed academic leadership in times of crisis for the IAH Zoom Talks series on Thursday, April 16, 2020. To learn more about the series, please visit

Watch IAH Zoom Talks: Dr. Eric Klinenberg

Dr. Eric Klinenberg for IAH Zoom Talks

IAH Zoom Talks: Dr. Eric Klinenberg The Institute for Arts and Humanities hosts IAH Zoom Talks, a virtual talk series featuring discussions on ideas surrounding COVID-19. Each talk will be focused on a particular scholar and topic relevant to the many unprecedented issues we are currently facing with the pandemic. Dr. Eric Klinenberg, Helen Gould Shepard Professor of Social Science and Director of the Institute for P … Continued

An update on IAH spring programming and events

Hyde Hall at night

As you all are aware, the evolving situation surrounding COVID-19 has ushered in a wave of important precautions outlined by the University and our state and federal governments. Following these guidelines, the Institute will be adjusting its spring semester programming and events. It is our top priority to continue supporting our faculty programs virtually. The IAH Faculty Programs, Faculty Fellowship cohort, and Ac … Continued

Canceled: 2020 Weil Lecture on American Citizenship

Due to precautions regarding the spread of the coronavirus, the 2020 Weil Lecture on American Citizenship has been canceled. All event attendees will receive an email confirming this cancelation. The University is taking steps toward protecting members of the Carolina community and mitigating the potential effects of coronavirus on our campus, requiring events with more than 50 attendees to be canceled. We hope to re … Continued

Canceled: Symposium and keynote lecture with Dr. Ruth Zambrana

FOC Symposium Cancel Flyer

Due to concerns regarding COVID-19, we regret to announce that the symposium events and keynote lecture with Dr. Ruth Zambrana on March 20 have been canceled. We are, of course, very disappointed but thank Dr. Zambrana for her willingness to come and support this dialogue on our campus.   All event attendees will receive an email confirming the cancellation of these events. If you have any questions or concerns, plea … Continued

Call for Applications: Special Faculty Fellowships on Race and Reckoning (2020-21)

Hyde Hall

As part of a three-year special focus on Race and Memory at UNC, the Institute for the Arts and Humanities (IAH) invites applications for special 2020-21 Faculty Fellowships focusing on race, memory, inequality, and related areas. The selected fellows will join the IAH Faculty Fellowship program for fall 2020 or spring 2021, receiving a semester’s leave from departmental obligations. They will spend the semester work … Continued

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

The Institute for the Arts and Humanities announces Claire McCaskill, U.S. Senator 20017-2018, will deliver the 2020 Weil Lecture on American Citizenship on Monday, March 23, 2020, at the Carolina Union Auditorium in the Frank Porter Graham Student Union at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. McCaskill has spent her career as a prosecutor and elected official devoted to public service and earned a reputa … Continued