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UNC students receive Udall scholarship honors, internships

Chelsea Barnes and Sangeetha Kumar were both selected in April by the Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation as honorable mentions for the 2014 Udall Scholarship. This is the first time two students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have been chosen as honorable mentions in the same academic year.


Five students receive critical language scholarships from State Department

Five UNC students have been awarded a U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship to study critical needs languages during the summer of 2014.


New interdisciplinary Ph.D. explores many facets of the American story

With the creation of a Ph.D. program in the department of American studies, a new generation of scholars will explore different perspectives of the American story. The inaugural cohort of six doctoral students began their work in fall 2013.


Global Heel: Alumna praises UNC international experiences

laina Giolando ’11 followed her heart at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and beyond to New York City; Lagos, Nigeria; Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia; and to her current posting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Giolando attributes her globe-trotting career to the international exposure and encouragement she gained while a student at Carolina.


Seven UNC students awarded Class of 1938 travel fellowships

Seven University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill students received UNC Class of 1938 travel fellowships for research abroad this summer. Many of the students have majors in the College of Arts and Sciences.


General Alumni Association awards 2014 Distinguished Service Medals

The General Alumni Association of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on Saturday (May 10) honored five alumni for their outstanding service to the University and to the association. Two winners graduated with degrees from the College.


Civil War research gives students ‘experience of a lifetime’

A class of UNC undergraduates spent the spring semester researching literary and visual representations of the Civil War as part of an American literature seminar taught by UNC associate professor of English Eliza Richards.