Centers & Institutes

The following centers and institutes are affiliated with University of North Carolina School of the Arts.

Media + Emerging Technology Lab

The Media and Emerging Technology Lab (METL) is dedicated to the exploration and production of immersive storytelling content. Research and development are augmented by relevant experts from media and entertainment, business and finance, to technology and academia.


Thomas S. Kenan Institute for the Arts

The Thomas S. Kenan Institute for the Arts is a creative catalyst that encourages and supports the exploration and development of new knowledge to transform the way artists, organizations and communities approach their creative challenges.

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Center for Design Innovation

The Center for Design Innovation (CDI) is a multi-campus research center of the University of North Carolina system.

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