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Text on a blue background "Women Making History featuring Claudia Yaghoobi" with a photo of Yaghoobi.

She expands global connections for students

The Center for Middle East and Islamic Studies director launched a lecture series and taught global courses. She is also Roshan Institute associate professor in Persian studies.

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Farmer named 2023 Charles B. Rangel Fellow

Tatiana Farmer ’20 has been selected as a 2023 fellow for the prestigious Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship Program. She will begin her multi-year fellowship this summer as an intern in Washington, D.C. working with members of Congress on international issues.   

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1999 earthquake survivor leads fundraising for current crisis

Feeling a call to help, doctoral candidate Ahmet Tarık Çaşkurlu rallies community support for Turkey and Syria relief efforts.

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Tar Heels build language confidence with virtual reality

Tar Heels in Caroline Sibley’s Advanced Arabic class use virtual reality to explore a virtual world with students in Morocco and Algeria in real-time to hone their language skills.

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Carolina wins grant for undergraduate climate change research in Ecuador

UNC-Chapel Hill has been selected to receive a grant from the 100,000 Strong in the Americas Fund. With this funding, students at UNC and Universidad San Francisco de Quito will conduct climate change research and continue to build upon the universities’ strategic partnership.

UNC-Chapel Hill named a top producer of Fulbright U.S. students

In the 2022-23 cycle, 16 Tar Heels were selected for the award. Recent graduates and current graduate students are pursuing year-long graduate studies, research or English teaching in one of more than 160 countries.

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Ten undergraduates selected as UNC Phillips Ambassadors for study in Asia

Ten undergraduates from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill were selected as Phillips Ambassadors for Spring 2023 study abroad programs in Asia. Undergraduate scholarship recipients will study in Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, and Thailand.