The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill tied for 6th among public research universities with the most students receiving Fulbright awards for 2016-2017. UNC is ranked 14th nationally among all research universities on the Fulbright U.S. Student Program list. … Continued
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Senior Phylicia Currence is a McNair Scholar within the UNC College of Arts & Sciences majoring in psychology and sociology, with a minor in Africa, African American, and diaspora studies. Her research focuses on the importance of family support for minority students who attend predominantly white institutions.
The Carolina Asia Center kicks off Asia Week 2017 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Feb. 20-25, 2017. This campus-wide celebration of Asia, the first pan-Asia week-long celebration at UNC, features collaborations with several campus departments and … Continued
Educators from around the country tuned in to learn about the history of Islam in America on January 26, 2017. Organized by the Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies in partnership with the National Humanities Center (NHC), the nationwide webinar “America in Islam: A Cultural History ” focused on the question, “what does it mean to be a Muslim American?”
Photography from around the world will be on display at the Carolina Global Photography Exhibition, which features work by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill alumni, faculty, staff and students. Entry is free and open to the public. The exhibition opened Jan. 11 and will run through July 21, 2017, at the FedEx Global Education Center.
Award-winning historian Brenda Stevenson, who has been praised for “bravery in journalism,” will deliver the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s 13th annual African American History Month lecture at 7 p.m. on Feb. 8, in the Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History.
Senior Marketa Burnett is an undergraduate researcher double-majoring in psychology and African, African American, and diaspora studies within the UNC College of Arts & Sciences. She is also a McNair Scholar and serves on the Campus Health Advisory Board. Her research focuses on the concept of inferiority amongst African-American youth and its effects on educational outcomes.
This two-day symposium will explore Jewish food in and of the global South, a concept that references the historic diversity of the American South and its vibrant cultural intersections with the nation and the world over time. Appealing to both … Continued
Benjamin Kompa, a fourth-year student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been named a recipient of the prestigious Churchill Scholarship, a research-focused award that provides funding to outstanding American students for a year of master’s study in science, mathematics and engineering at Churchill College, based at the University of Cambridge in England.