Structure. Loyalty. Faith. Leadership. The characteristics exhibited by churchgoers share many similarities to the values of gang members. Both groups believe in the power of the collective and something greater than themselves. At least, that’s what UNC religious studies professor Brendan Thornton discovered after conducting research in the Dominican Republic. The analysis Thornton provides is not always welcomed with … Continued
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University sponsored the second annual Learning through Languages High School Research Symposium, with 85 students from 9 North Carolina high schools participating.
For Sarah Muscutt ’15, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill was the clear choice when deciding where to attend college. The first-generation college student and Asheville native knew she wanted to stay in state, and the Carolina Covenant program made UNC-Chapel Hill attainable.
Three students from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill were selected as recipients of the 2017 William D. Weir Honors Fellowship in Asian Studies, a program designed for students who have started their Chinese language journey and would like to develop advanced working language skills.
UNC anthropologist and women’s and gender studies chair Silvia Tomášková studies South African rock engravings to unearth the creative process of some of the country’s earliest inhabitants.
Jialing (LingLing) Jiang, a fourth-year student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Chang Zhao, a 2015 graduate of the University, have been selected for the Schwarzman Scholars program, an elite China-based scholarship modeled after the Rhodes Scholarship and founded by Blackstone Co-Founder and CEO Stephen A. Schwarzman. This innovative master’s degree program supports the study of … Continued
For Shamira Lukomwa, working in Africa is personal. It was this passion that led Lukomwa to take what she learned as a double major in global studies and communication studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to the streets of Nairobi, Kenya, where she uses art to empower ordinary Kenyans.