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. Reported recently in The Chronicle of Higher Education, UNC and Duke University both had 12 student recipients for the year, … Continued
More than 28% of rental households in North Carolina have severe cost burdens, overcrowding or lack of critical facilities, according to researchers at UNC’s Center for Urban and Regional Studies.
Ayana King stands at the front of the stage holding a shiny metal bucket in each arm as the voice of the late singer and civil rights activist Nina Simone — the “High Priestess of Soul” — croons from a nearby laptop: Why you wanna fly Blackbird? You ain’t ever gonna fly. Why you wanna fly Blackbird? You ain’t ever … Continued
New season features two regional premieres by Carolina alumni, the return of rotating repertory and a holiday treat for the whole family.
Phylicia Currence’s research focuses on family support for minority students in predominately white institutions
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 maker movement is in full force at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Carolina’s Be a Maker Network is connecting students, faculty and staff to design and create physical objects in makerspaces equipped with tools for woodworking, metalworking and digital fabrication. In this week’s podcast, we talk about the maker movement at Carolina with Rich Superfine, the … Continued
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 student organizations and offers a variety of free public events to the Chapel Hill community. “Since the first student from … Continued