As the new director of the UNC-Chapel Hill Center for Middle East and Islamic Studies (CMEIS), Claudia Yaghoobi is eager to expand upon existing opportunities for students studying Middle Eastern and Persian studies, and to expand global partnerships with universities abroad.
Theodore Nollert, a Ph.D. candidate in the department of English and comparative literature, has taught American poetry and literature to an unexpected audience. He has traveled to Granville Correctional Institution dozens of times this year to teach a course to inmates.
Can we reduce partisan animosity? Researchers find that highlighting commonalities and reducing extremist voices in the news media are among the ways to help overcome division.
This year’s theme for the celebration is “Vivir Mi Vida,” or “live my life,” with a focus on sharing the stories of the Latinx community and encouraging students to express their authentic selves.
Junior Stephanie Caddell shares how three weeks on a research vessel in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean changed her life.
A former marine sergeant and current Tar Heel Jordan Truglio shares his journey to Carolina and how the C-STEP program helped him.
A modern retelling of “Pride and Prejudice?” Sharing the ancient world with video games? Using theater to process a hundred-year-old trauma? There is so much to learn and explore at the 2022 Humanities for the Public Good (HPG) Symposium.