Category: Social Sciences
Shane Doolan is Commander of the UNC U.S. Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps and Chair of the Department of Military Science and Director of Off-Campus Student Life and Community Partnerships.
During her initial pre-dissertation fieldwork in Lima, anthropology Ph.D. candidate Achsah Dorsey met with a number of women about their primary health concerns. “Every person I spoke to wanted to … Continued
ideas of masculinity. (photo by Kristen Chavez) Morehead-Cain scholars Aditi Adhikari and Rishika Reddy spent two months in rural Nicaragua last summer working on a curriculum to help young boys … Continued
A community-based partnership to reduce heart disease, a mentorship program for high school students and a program to protect victims from their abusers are some of the projects recognized at … Continued
Students explore topics from health care to anti-apartheid activism at AAAD’s fifth annual Undergraduate Research Conference
“Undergraduate students who conduct research receive notable gains — writing, speaking and leadership skills, intellectual curiosity, and the improved ability to acquire and analyze information.” That’s how Troy Blackburn, associate … Continued
From textile mills to the state’s mental hospital, a team of UNC faculty, students and staff are engaging with North Carolina communities to tell their own complicated stories.
Even though more than 1.4 million American children under the age of 18 care for siblings or parents who have a chronic illness or disability, support for this demographic is … Continued
The Carolina Asia Center announces its celebration of Asia Week 2018, taking place March 19-24 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. This campus-wide celebration of Asia includes … Continued
Carl Ernst has made it his mission to encourage interest in Islamic studies and develop opportunities for students to learn more about this region, both within and outside of the … Continued
Five women who spend much of their time helping other women and girls had their moment in the spotlight March 5.
This spring, the College of Arts & Science’s Carolina Asia Center and UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School will participate in the Kakehashi Project, a fully funded youth exchange program between Japan … Continued
Leah Everist, a fourth-year student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been named a 2018 Luce Scholar by the Henry Luce Foundation. Carolina boasts more Luce … Continued
Fifty-seven graduate students in the College of Arts & Sciences have received fellowships funded by private support to advance their scholarship and teaching. Increasing support for graduate students has been … Continued
The Asian studies department led its largest Religions Field Trip in the Triangle, to give participants the opportunity to meet practitioners of the various faiths, observe worship practices, and ask … Continued
Colin Palmer became the first African-American chair of a major department at UNC-Chapel Hill when he was appointed to lead the history department in 1986, a post he held until … Continued
For Rudi Colloredo-Mansfeld, Global Spotlight Week is a perfect example of the kind of work that he hopes to expand in UNC-Chapel Hill’s area studies centers. As senior associate dean … Continued
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.
Two students from UNC-Chapel Hill were selected as recipients of the 2018 Carolina Blue Honors Fellowship to pursue unique and self-initiated summer internships built around international sports entrepreneurship.
Twenty-five faculty members and teaching assistants, many of them in the College of Arts & Sciences, have been named winners of UNC-Chapel Hill’s 2018 University Teaching Awards.
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