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Over the last several months, three resident artists have been diligently working to create an impactful, one-of-a-kind virtual reality experience as part of the Media and Emerging Technology Lab's (METL) inaugural residency program.
UNCSA welcomes stock car racing veteran, singer/songwriter, philanthropist and sports commentator Kyle Petty to its Board of Trustees, filling a vacancy left by Peter Brunstetter, who stepped down to become interim chief operating officer of the University of North Carolina System in February 2019.
From "Wizard of Oz" to "War Dance," Cinema Studies professor Renata Jackson shares a list of films to see before joining the School of Filmmaking.
The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) has named UNCSA one of the most improved educational institutions in the nation for fundraising in its 2020 Educational Fundraising Awards.
Saxton Rose has been appointed interim dean and Steven LaCosse will be artistic director of Fletcher Opera Institute, Chancellor Brian Cole has announced.
Chancellor Brian Cole has named Patrick J. Sims UNCSA's next executive vice chancellor and provost.
Poet Nikki Giovanni and Chris Wells, founding artistic director of The Secret City, will be the keynote speakers for the Kenan Institute's Artivate Summit 2020 in September.
The Hollywood Reporter (THR) has ranked UNCSA No. 6 in the world on its list of the 25 best institutions for a drama degree. UNCSA is listed 2nd among the BFA programs in the U.S. highlighted by the magazine.
Visual Arts student Sadie Cornette Cook (HS '16) says UNCSA gave her portfolio the edge over applicants to Yale and other art schools.
Matt "Smokey" Cloud has worked for years as an assistant sound editor on feature films for 20th Century Fox. That work helped the film "Ford v. Ferrari" win an Academy Award.