Growing up, incoming Ph.D. student Patricia Dawson took a deep interest in her Cherokee history as she heard inspiring stories about influential family members of the past and present. One relative in particular, Rachel Caroline Eaton, ignited Dawson’s passion for revealing stories from the past. Eaton, Dawson’s great-great-great-aunt, is believed to be the first Cherokee woman to earn a doctoral … Continued
Carolina students Diana Scott and Shodeah Kelly participated in the North Carolina Global Distinction Program as community college students.
Griffin Smith has spent a lot of time teaching and mentoring with the Upward Bound Program at Central Carolina Community College, which prepares recent graduates for college.
The White House announced its intent on Aug. 3 to nominate Duke Buchan III ’85 as Ambassador to the Kingdom of Spain and the Principality of Andorra.
“The challenges facing China’s cities and metropolitan regions are daunting in scale and complexity; without exaggeration, the lives of millions will depend on how well China manages the continued growth of its cities in coming years,” says Yan Song, professor of city and regional planning and director of the UNC Program on Chinese Cities (PCC).
You’d like to bike downtown for your job, to go shopping or to attend an event. Center for Urban and Regional Studies researcher Brian J. Morton has developed a tool that will help town planners design more cyclist-friendly networks around signature places in their community.
Shilpi Somaya Gowda is a 1992 graduate of UNC with degrees in economics and international studies, but she’s taken her learning in a novel direction. While many of her classmates have jobs with large corporations or investment banks, Gowda has written two critically acclaimed works of fiction.