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The new Phillips Ambassadors. pose in this group photo. (photo by Steve Exum

Sixteen undergraduates named Phillips Ambassadors for study in Asia

Sixteen undergraduates from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have been selected as Phillips Ambassadors for summer and fall 2018 study abroad programs in Asia. In addition, one public health doctoral student was awarded a Phillips Graduate Ambassador award for research in China this summer.

Clockwise, from top left: Abbey Cmiel, Lauren Graham, Alex Polydoroff, Isabella Reiss and Nikola Yager.

Five students selected as 2018 Burch Fellows

Five students from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s College of Arts & Sciences were selected as recipients of the 2018 Burch Fellowship to pursue unique, self-defined educational experiences anywhere outside UNC-Chapel Hill’s campus.

Sounds of Revolution

A generation under Soviet control made its voice heard on tape. UNC music scholar Andrea F. Bohlman is listening.

Asia Week March 19-24, 2018

Carolina Asia Center to Host Second Annual Asia Week from March 19-24

The Carolina Asia Center announces its celebration of Asia Week 2018, taking place March 19-24 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. This campus-wide celebration of Asia includes numerous cultural events, lectures and a film screening, culminating with the Asian Culture Festival.

RiyaSarkar, B.N. Goswamy, Syed Salman Chishty, Carl Ernst and Sadia Dehlvi at the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival.

Global Heel Carl Ernst Connects Carolina to the Middle East

Carl Ernst has made it his mission to encourage interest in Islamic studies and develop opportunities for students to learn more about this region, both within and outside of the classroom.

23 Carolina students to participate in Kakehashi Project in Japan

This spring, the College of Arts & Science’s Carolina Asia Center and UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School will participate in the Kakehashi Project, a fully funded youth exchange program between Japan and the United States.

Leah Everist

Leah Everist selected as UNC-Chapel Hill’s 39th Luce Scholar

Leah Everist, a fourth-year student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been named a 2018 Luce Scholar by the Henry Luce Foundation. Carolina boasts more Luce Scholars than any other college or university in the United States.