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Center for European Studies and TransAtlantic Masters Program Host Anniversary Celebration

The 2018-2019 academic year marks two important anniversaries for the Center for European Studies (CES) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: its founding 25 years ago to advance understanding of the social, political, and economic events that shape contemporary Europe, and the establishment of its TransAtlantic Masters (TAM) Program 20 years ago. On September 6, the center hosted … Continued

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Seven Carolina students receive Critical Language Scholarships from U.S. Department of State

Seven students from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill were awarded a U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) to study critical languages during Summer 2018.  

Fall campus scenes on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. (Jon Gardiner/UNC-Chapel Hill)

Five global area studies centers awarded $8.6 million

Five global area studies centers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have been awarded approximately $8.6 million in competitive federal Title VI funding over the next four years.

Allie Day (left) standing in front of the Taj Mahal, was part of the 20th summer for the UNC Summer in India program. (photo courtesy of Allie Day)

Study Abroad Old and New: India and Malawi

One study abroad program celebrated its 20th anniversary this summer; another deployed its first students. Both were transformative for the Tar Heels who took part.

From Bernard Bell, photo of students in field: I spent three weeks in Shanghai with 15 students, all interns at Chinese companies, paired with a Chinese roommate for cultural education and studying Mandarin Chinese. Each week, we invited a Chinese entrepreneur for dinner and had a lunch with hosts who spoke only Chinese.

A busy summer for Carolina faculty

Who says summer is a slow time in the world of academia? Certainly not Carolina’s faculty and staff, who were busy at work around the world, across the country and here on campus.

Mohammed Eid training teachers to use tablets. Mohammed Eid training teachers at Trinidad Norte School to use a tablet during a service trip to Nicaragua.

Rotary Peace Center educates a new generation of peace builders at Carolina

For most of his life, the only place Mohammed Eid knew of was the small Palestinian refugee camp where he grew up. As a boy, he had never seen a swimming pool, a baseball field or a movie theater. Now a graduate student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Eid is working to find solutions to the … Continued

Kaylee Miceli smiles at the camera and gives the peace sign with her fingers as fellow students look on in the background.

‘An indescribable energy’

Psychology major Kaylee Miceli is spending her summer in Vietnam interning with students from Tan Tao University to explore how various treatment methods affect depression.