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Diplomacy Week shows students the stepping stones from Carolina to careers in D.C.

Students connected with alumni and leading experts throughout the week—now an annual tradition of UNC’s Diplomacy Initiative—to explore careers in global problem-solving.

Mohamed Mwamzandi teaches in front of a classroom.

COIL enriches language learning with cross-cultural connections

Hundreds of Tar Heels are sharpening their language skills on campus by connecting with students abroad through Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) courses.

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Graduate students develop academic careers with partners at King’s College London

Recently more than 30 UNC-Chapel Hill graduate students advanced their research and gained valuable career skills by organizing and participating in academic workshops with graduate students at Carolina’s strategic partner, King’s College London.

Mosaic showing two animals -- a tiger chasing an ibex.

Archaeological dig in Galilee uncovers mosaics of Samson, commemorative inscriptions

The 11th and final season of excavations in the 1,600-year-old synagogue at Huqoq, led by Carolina Professor Jodi Magness with participation from UNC students, continues to reveal beautiful mosaics.

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Four UNC-Chapel Hill faculty members receive Fulbright Scholar Award

Four UNC-Chapel Hill faculty members — Patrick Davison, Anthony Hackney, Carissa Hessick and Pamela Lothspeich — have received Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program awards for the 2023-2024 academic year from the U.S. Department of State and the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.

Old Well in spring surrounded by flowers. By Donn Young.

Center for Slavic, Eastern European & Eurasian Studies receives National Resource Center Designation

The Center for Slavic, Eastern European & Eurasian Studies (CSEEES) at UNC-Chapel Hill has been designated as a National Resource Center (NRC) for language and area studies by the U.S. Department of Education’s International and Foreign Language Education office.

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Recent music graduate Matthew Svec awarded Fulbright

Recent music graduate Matthew Svec, B.A. 2023, has big plans for next year. This spring, Svec was awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program Award to study at the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music in Budapest, Hungary.