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Lucas Risinger stands on a beach. His name is on the photo along with #GDTBATH.

#GDTBATH: Lucas Risinger

Carolina senior Lucas Risinger is among the three Tar Heels studying at Kyrgyzstan’s American University of Central Asia this year as part of the UNC Russian Flagship Program.


Star fish colored bright orange on the bottom of the ocean.

NSF $1 million grant to fund research in Galapagos

A jointly led UNC and USFQ research team will use a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to conduct research in the Galapagos and help determine how temperature influences marine ecosystems.


UNC-Chapel Hill's campus at spring time

Nine Carolina Students Receive Critical Language Scholarships from US Department of State

Nine students from across the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have been awarded a U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) to study less commonly taught languages during Summer 2022.


Gap year fellowship provides a means for students to see and serve the world

Carolina parents Doug and Shawn Mackenzie, through their family foundation, have enabled the College of Arts & Sciences to partner with the Campus Y and support the Global Gap Year Fellowship.


Nikki Salazar at the Parc de la Ciutadella in Barcelona, Spain.

Spring 2022 Carolina Arts & Sciences magazine now online

The spring 2022 issue of Carolina Arts & Sciences, the alumni magazine of the College of Arts & Sciences, is now online. On the cover: UNC’s Study Abroad Office adapted its programming during the pandemic, creating new global learning opportunities for students at home while helping others travel internationally safely.


Headshot of Eleanor Murray in front of flowers

How Eleanor Murray connects daydreaming to diplomacy

In the summer of 2021, Eleanor Murray studied in South Korea as a Phillips Ambassador. Through the program, she produced a research paper on the socioeconomic status of North Koreans living in South Korea.


Video screen capture shows two dancers dancing to an Afro-Latin music beat.

Roots of Afro-Latin rhythms

Researchers speak to Black dancers, choreographers, musicians, and academics about the roots of various Afro-Latin rhythms, the role of dance and music in identity formation, and how racism manifests in the Afro-Latin dance scene.