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The outside of the FedEx Global Education center with the sign out front. (photo by Donn Young)

African Studies Center receives grant to develop elementary school content

The African Studies Center has been awarded a $500,000 grant from the Oak Foundation for their project, “K-5 digital learning of contemporary Africa using technology,” which will produce resources for elementary school educators.  


a fall leaf rests on the University seal on the brick near South Building. (photo by Donn Young)

UNC-Chapel Hill ranks 52nd in 2022 ‘Times Higher Education’ World University Rankings

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ranks 52nd among the world’s top 1,600 research universities, according to the London-based ‘Times Higher Education’ World University Rankings. 


a plate of Moroccan couscous with vegetables on top.

Area Studies Centers host Cultural Kitchen Series for N.C. educators

The UNC-Chapel Hill and Duke University area studies centers connected with North Carolina educators in kitchens across the state in three virtual Cultural Kitchen sessions that explored dishes from Latin America, Southeast Asia and North Africa.


The UNC Asian American Center celebrates the opening of its physical location with a ribbon-cutting event and look inside the center. (Jon Gardiner/UNC-Chapel Hill)

New Asian American Center opens

The center, led by Heidi Kim of the department of English and comparative literature, gives students, faculty and staff of Asian descent a place to call their own.


Navin Bapat holds a copy of his book, "Monsters to Destroy." (photo by Kristen Chavez)

Insight into Afghanistan

In its 20 years in Afghanistan, the United States scored some victories in the war on terror, but terrorism expert Navin Bapat fears that the current U.S. withdrawal and Taliban takeover marks the end of tenuous social and educational reforms, especially for Afghan women.


Scenes of a sparsely populated campus at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on April 25, 2020. The University began remote instruction for more than 95 percent of classes to help stop the spread of COVID-19. (Jon Gardiner/UNC-Chapel Hill)

UNC-Chapel Hill ranks 29th in 2021 Academic Ranking of World Universities

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ranked 29th in the world and 20th in the United States among global universities, according to the 2021 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).


Words on blue background: "Being and Belonging: Perspectives in North Carolina"

Exhibition features N.C. artists of Latin American heritage

“Being and Belonging: Perspectives from North Carolina,” an exhibition featuring the work of 13 artists, will open at the FedEx Global Education Center on Aug. 18.


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