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Nearly 200 projects were showcased at the 18th annual Celebration of Undergraduate Research at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on April 27. The three-hour event provided an opportunity for Carolina’s undergraduates to share the research they’ve done throughout the year.

Students selected as Phillips Ambassadors for study abroad in Asia in 2017

Eighteen undergraduates from UNC-Chapel Hill and one undergraduate from Duke University have been selected as Phillips Ambassadors for summer and fall 2017 study abroad programs in Asia. In addition, one history doctoral candidate was awarded a Phillips Graduate Ambassador travel award for research in India and Malaysia this summer.

Arctic river ice deposits rapidly disappearing

UNC-Chapel Hill hydrologist Tamlin Pavelsky is the lead author of a new study published in Geophysical Research Letters, a journal of the American Geophysical Union, which shows arctic river icings are declining rapidly.

‘We will sing to the Nazis what we cannot say to them’

Hungry and tired, the 60 Jewish prisoners nevertheless sang — without scores or orchestral accompaniment — one of the most demanding choral works ever written: Giuseppe Verdi’s Requiem Mass.

UNC and King’s College London launch accelerated master’s programs for Carolina graduates

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and King’s College London have launched the King’s Partnership Pathway (KPP) program, offering UNC undergraduates the opportunity to pursue a one-year master’s degree at King’s upon graduation from UNC.

Winston-Salem wins diversity award as part of Latino Migration Project initiative

The City of Winston-Salem was honored with a 2017 City Cultural Diversity Award from the National League of Cities. The award was given in recognition of the Winston-Salem BIC Newcomers’ Pipeline. BIC, or Building Integrated Communities, is an initiative of the The Latino Migration Project and is supported by the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation.

Lecture by Rwanda scholar to open undergraduate research conference

A lecture by Rwanda scholar Catharine Newbury will open the Undergraduate Research conference of the department of African, African American and Diaspora Studies on March 24.