The Russian Flagship Program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill recently completed a successful first year.
Fourteen undergraduates from UNC-Chapel Hill have been selected as Phillips Ambassadors for summer, fall and academic year 2021 study abroad programs in Asia.
Mattias Miller ’21 and Christina Oh ’22 have been awarded a U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) to study less commonly taught languages during summer 2021.
Associate professor Benjamin Arbuckle and graduate student Christine Mikeska are examining remains of animal teeth excavated from two Bronze Age cities — Hattusa and Tell Bderi — to explore fundamental questions about how these early urban centers supported populations of several thousand people.
Bill Ross surprised his wife, Susan Gravely, with a donation to Carolina study abroad scholarships. Gravely co-founded the Italian dinner and giftware company VIETRI with her mother and sister.
Griffin McGuire traveled to Russia for the first time in 2019 for an intensive language program in St. Petersburg and is now a student in the UNC Russian Flagship Program. The federally funded language initiative is the first of its kind in North Carolina.
Daniel Ogunbamowo, once at risk of flunking out of school, turned his life around, got accepted to Carolina on a Morehead-Cain Scholarship and has continued to seize every opportunity since.