Fine Arts & Humanities
A Latino oral history initiative at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been awarded $240,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
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 UNC students have been awarded a U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship to study critical needs languages during the summer of 2014.
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.
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 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.
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.