To provide resources and community for first-generation graduate students, The Graduate School incorporated the Carolina Grad Student F1RSTS initiative into the Diversity and Student Success program.
When people hear I’m a German professor, they ask me two questions: Do I have German relatives? Was I a military brat? The answer to both is “no.” People frequently … Continued
A new report by a professor at UNC-Chapel Hill documents a continuing decline in the number of Muslim-Americans associated with violent extremism in 2017. The total for the first year … Continued
UNC Mideast Center Hosts Final Cohort of Carnegie Fellowships in Support of Arab Region Social Science
The Carolina Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations was pleased to host its final cohort of early-career social scientists from universities in the Arab world … Continued
Nicole Gardner-Neblett is an advanced research scientist with the UNC Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute. She is also a research assistant professor in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience … Continued
It took just one semester for Amaya Martinez Mesa to feel like she was home.
The Parr Center for Ethics, based in the philosophy department in UNC’s College of Arts & Sciences, has received a $10,000 diversity and inclusiveness grant from the American Philosophical Association … Continued
To shed light on the campus activism happening today, undergraduate students Sydney Lopez and Liv Linn turned to the past. Through internships last summer at the Southern Oral History Program, … Continued
A $300,000 grant from the Clare Boothe Luce Program will support three new graduate fellowships for women in chemistry at UNC-Chapel Hill, and UNC will commit to a fourth fellowship. … Continued
In August, K-12 teachers from across the state got the chance to experience a global culinary experience without leaving North Carolina, thanks to the Duke and UNC Consortium for Middle … Continued
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 … Continued
Francesca Bernardi and Katrina Morgan, mathematics Ph.D. candidates in the College of Arts & Sciences, founded Girls Talk Math last year as a way to encourage young women to explore … Continued
If he has to get up for an 8 a.m. class when the fall semester begins, Ti Grant will have had plenty of practice during his summer break. The summer … Continued
Cheng Cao is a P.hD. student studying geological sciences in UNC’s College of Arts & Sciences. Her research focuses on understanding Earth’s evolution over time, as well as the chemical … Continued
Mark Katz of the Institute for the Arts and Humanities was among the winners of the 2017 University Diversity Awards.
The revitalization of Old East Durham has resulted in a dramatic increase in property values over the last 10 years. What does this growth mean for housing affordability, equity, and … Continued
Feelin’ DNA aims to inspire the visually impaired community by providing STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) teachers with 3-D models so they can incorporate them into their classrooms.
The City of Winston-Salem was honored with a 2017 City Cultural Diversity Award from the National League of Cities. The award was given in recognition of the Winston-Salem BIC Newcomers’ … Continued
A lecture by Rwanda scholar Catharine Newbury will open the Undergraduate Research conference of the department of African, African American and Diaspora Studies on March 24.
“Rooms” uses movement, music and text to explore issues at the intersection of gender, race and identity.