Arts: Transforming the 21st-Century Liberal Arts Education

Creativity and innovation come from thinking about problems and connecting ideas in new ways. Empowering arts programs to enrich every corner of campus and making sure creative thought informs every student's education strengthen Carolina's teaching, research and public service missions, and position Carolina as a national leader in transforming the 21st-century liberal arts education.

    Arts Funding Priorities

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    Blending Art and Science

    “I want to make art that’s educational, that people can get something from...”


    A Home in the Arts

    Art and Art History department mentors have challenged and prepared Sarah Elizabeth Cornejo to explore big questions.


    The Gift of an Icon

    A bad night’s sleep gave rise to Chapel Hill’s most recognizable hotel.


    Living Out School Pride

    “The band program shaped who I am...”


    Let’s Hear It For The Band

    “We usually get to campus early for the band warm-ups..."


    It Begins at Carolina

    “This is the stage where the first time in my life I was ever in a play.”