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UNC-CH Professor Awarded MacArthur “Genius” Fellowship

We’re late to the party, but just in case you are too: Tressie McMillan Cottom, Associate Professor at the University of North Carolina School of Information and Library Science and Senior Faculty Researcher at the Center for Information, Technology, and Public Life has received a 2020 MacArthur Fellowship for “shaping discourse on highly topical issues […]

Please Thank Your Representatives

From our friends at ARTS NC: The NC House of Representatives passed HB97, a bill requiring a credit in arts education to be taken anytime in grades 6 – 12, with resounding bipartisan support in a vote of 110 for and 8 against. Essentially the same language as arts ed bills passed by the House […]

So How Did YOU Spend Your Saturday?

On Saturday, September 24, literary-minded folks around the world held events and demonstrations as part of 100 Thousand Poets for Change. Here in North Carolina, many of these events ran under the subtitle, “Writers for Education.” Writers (and readers) around the state organized to show their support for the arts through workhops and readings and […]