News and Features
Seventeen undergraduates from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and one undergraduate from Duke University have been selected as Phillips Ambassadors for Summer and Fall 2016 study abroad programs in Asia. In addition, one history doctoral candidate was awarded a Phillips Graduate Ambassador travel award for research in Japan this summer.
Anna Kirey ’15 M.A. understands the value of regional studies. She has had a truly global education, studying in Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Costa Rica, Sweden, the U.S. and her home country, Ukraine.
Fred Mueller, professor emeritus of exercise and sport science and retired director of the National Center for Catastrophic Sport Injury Research based at UNC-Chapel Hill, is the receipient of the Korey Stringer Institute’s Lifesaving Research Award.
It’s going to be a big weekend for graduating senior Shannon McKerlie. On the morning before Commencement on the steps of South Building, Cadet McKerlie will become 2nd Lieutenant McKerlie.
Eleven UNC students will become the first graduating class of the MA in global studies program on May 8. The program combines scholarly rigor and the development of practical skills to prepare students for careers in a globalized world.
Fashion seems to embrace two opposite goals — fitting in with the crowd and standing out from it. Now new UNC research reveals that the choice to fit in or stand out depends on who exactly the crowd is – and the size of their high heels. That is, women adjust their fashion to look similar to the rich but … Continued
Doreen Thierauf, a doctoral candidate in English at UNC-Chapel Hill, recently received a prestigious dissertation research award from the Midwest Victorian Studies Association.