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UNC, Duke sponsor research symposium for high school students

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University sponsored the second annual Learning through Languages High School Research Symposium, with 85 students from 9 North Carolina high schools participating.

Asheville native lives her dream of living and working in Asia

For Sarah Muscutt ’15, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill was the clear choice when deciding where to attend college. The first-generation college student and Asheville native knew she wanted to stay in state, and the Carolina Covenant program made UNC-Chapel Hill attainable.

Three students selected as 2017 Weir Fellows

Three students from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill were selected as recipients of the 2017 William D. Weir Honors Fellowship in Asian Studies, a program designed for students who have started their Chinese language journey and would like to develop advanced working language skills.

Carving Creativity

UNC anthropologist and women’s and gender studies chair Silvia Tomášková studies South African rock engravings to unearth the creative process of some of the country’s earliest inhabitants.

Carolina student, alumna named Schwarzman Scholars

Jialing (LingLing) Jiang, a fourth-year student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Chang Zhao, a 2015 graduate of the University, have been selected for the Schwarzman Scholars program, an elite China-based scholarship modeled after the Rhodes Scholarship and founded by Blackstone Co-Founder and CEO Stephen A. Schwarzman. This innovative master’s degree program supports the study of … Continued

Shamira Lukomwa ’15 links art and advocacy in Nairobi

For Shamira Lukomwa, working in Africa is personal. It was this passion that led Lukomwa to take what she learned as a double major in global studies and communication studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to the streets of Nairobi, Kenya, where she uses art to empower ordinary Kenyans.

Conserving the Galapagos Islands (podcast)

In the Nov. 23 episode of UNC’s “Well Said” podcast, Steve Walsh, the Lyle V. Jones Distinguished Professor of Geography in the College of Arts and Sciences and director of Carolina’s Center for Galapagos Studies, discusses the impact that the increase in tourism is having on the Galapagos islands and what it means for the future of their renowned wildlife.