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Edwina Koch '17 (left), shown on the baseball field,pitched her Paris business venture at Saint Louis University’s Pitch and Catch Competition.

Carolina alumna and entrepreneur makes a Paris pitch

Edwina Koch, who graduated in May with a bachelor’s degree in Romance Languages and a minor from the Shuford Program in Entrepreneurship, started a business with a fellow student from England to help au pairs fill the knowledge gap.

Exchange students spell out C-A-R-O-L-I-N-A in front of the Singapore skyline in summer 2015.

Going global

Universität übingen is among Carolina’s six strategic partnerships that involve multilayered collaborations spanning a number of disciplines, schools or departments and receive sustained institutional commitment.

Banu Gokariksel

Gökariksel is appointed Royster Distinguished Professor for Graduate Education

Banu Gökariksel, a geographer in the College of Arts & Sciences whose interdisciplinary research examines religion and gender in politics, public life and identity formation, has been appointed the Caroline H. and Thomas S. Royster Distinguished Professor for Graduate Education.

"During a trip to seville, i attended a demonstration of traditional flamenco dancing and was awed by the vivacity and passion of the dance, which is communicated here by the motion of the dancer's twirling skirt and its fiery hue."

Carolina Global Photography contest to open June 1

The 19th annual Carolina Global Photography Competition will be accepting submissions beginning June 1, 2018. This amateur competition, which is open to students, faculty, alumni and staff of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, showcases Carolina’s global activity, educational opportunities, research and service work.

Photo shows a student lying on a bench in front of the Old Well while a biker speeds past on Cameron Avenue. (photo by Donn Young)

Six students selected as Robinson Fellows for study in Europe

Six students from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill were selected as recipients of the 2018 Anne L. and S. Epes Robinson Honors Fellowship, which provides funding for students who propose a program of study wholly focused on some aspect of the history and culture of Europe and the Mediterranean from 5th century B.C.E. to 1920.

Haley Moser collects data as the sun sets over San Cristobal Island. (photo courtesy of Haley Moser)

Carolina to Cristóbal

After visiting the Galápagos Islands for a research project over winter break, senior Haley Moser hopes to pursue a career in community-centered research after graduating from Carolina this May.

The graphic shows the projected warming per year (indicated by the color-coded bar on the right) of the world’s marine protected areas (indicated by the black dots).

New study finds climate change threatens marine protected areas

New research from UNC-Chapel Hill and collaborators found that most marine life in marine protected areas will not be able to tolerate warming ocean temperatures caused by greenhouse gas emissions.