President Carlos Montúfar of the Universidad San Francisco de Quito in Ecuador visited UNC-Chapel Hill from Nov. 6 to 8 to join Chancellor Carol L. Folt in reaffirming their commitment to the UNC-USFQ partnership and to the institutions’ collaborative activities in the Galápagos Islands.
Bob Miles traveled a great distance 17 years ago when he left the University of Glasgow in Scotland where he was a sociology professor to become the first full-time director of Carolina’s Study Abroad Program. Under his leadership, the program has come a long way.
Carolina may be the oldest public university in the nation, but its 224 years are just a sliver of the history of this area. Now, the University prepares to tell the story of the first people who lived here.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Board of Trustees presented its highest honor, the William Richardson Davie Award, to four alumni in recognition of their “dedication, commitment, loyalty and service.” Three of the recipients are alumni of the College of Arts and Sciences.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ranks 17th among all U.S. higher education institutions for the number of students earning credit for study abroad, according to the Institute of International Education’s (IIE) 2017 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange.
As Carolina’s Process Series celebrates its 10th anniversary, we talk about the series and how it’s been helping artists finish their work with Joseph Megel, an artist-in-residence in the College of Arts and Sciences’ communication department and the artistic director of the Process Series.
Streambeds act as natural water filters by trapping particles and pollutants. To better understand the dynamics of these small yet complex systems, a UNC hydrologist is creating (and clogging) her own stream.