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The language studies program that united Carolina and Duke

After joining forces in 2009, the Carolina-Duke Graduate Program in German Studies has risen to become one of the most respected German studies programs in North America.


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Tar Heels connect with Vietnamese language, culture in new program

The University’s new Vietnamese language pilot program is allowing students to enroll in introductory Vietnamese language classes at SOAS University of London.


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Carolina hosts sixth annual Learning Through Languages High School Research Symposium

High school students from across North Carolina recently gathered virtually for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University’s sixth annual Learning through Languages High School Research Symposium awards ceremony.


Clockwise: Ann Marie Gunter. Ana Cecilia Lara, Kristin J. Davin and L.J. Randolph.

The future of language learning in North Carolina

Pedagogical experts on world language instruction from across North Carolina recently participated in “The Future of Language Learning in North Carolina,” a virtual panel discussion about the direction of teaching and learning of world languages in the state. The panel was held in conjunction with Carolina’s sixth annual Learning through Languages High School Research Symposium.


Morgan Pitelka with students in Japan in 2015.

A relationship more than a century in the making: Carolina connections with Japan

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is deepening its connections with Japan and building on relationships more than a century in the making.


Patrick Clinch

Carolina senior receives the Marshall Scholarship to study in the UK

Patrick Clinch is Carolina’s 21st Marshall Scholar. The Marshall Scholarship covers university fees, cost of living expenses, annual book grants, thesis grant, research and daily travel grants, and fares to and from the United States.


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Winter 2020 graduate: An advocate for Asian American students

Senior April Bourommavong is a first-generation student who co-founded the Southeast Asian Student Association during her time at Carolina.