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High-Resolution Drone and Aerial Imagery Helps Engage Farmers in Galapagos Highlands

UNC undergraduate Mia Colloredo-Mansfeld, UNC PhD candidate Francisco Laso and UNC researcher Javier Arce-Nazario have engaged farmers in mapping their own land and shared aerial images with them in order to further the sharing of agricultural knowledge.

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Virtual Symposium Explores Love and Desire in Modern Iran and the Diaspora

The Persian Studies program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill recently hosted a virtual symposium entitled “Revisiting Discourses of Love, Sex, and Desire in Modern Iran and the Diaspora.” 

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Reppin’ Research: Brett Harris

OUR Student Ambassadors are a group of undergraduate researchers at UNC-Chapel Hill who work with the Office for Undergraduate Research in the College of Arts & Sciences to promote a culture of research on campus. Featured researcher: Brett Harris.

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A Terrific Trio

Three undergraduate researchers, under the leadership of UNC-Chapel Hill geographer Diego Riveros-Iregui, spent two months in Ecuador’s northern Andes Mountains exploring climate change.

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Helping prepare giant tortoises for the wild

Carolina’s Galapagos Science Center worked alongside the Galapagos National Park in Ecuador to repatriate giant tortoises into the wild.

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Carolina Asia Center and Study Abroad Office Partner to Launch Vietnamese Language Program

Students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are studying Vietnamese language classes virtually through a pilot program initiated by the Carolina Asia Center and the UNC Study Abroad Office. The courses, which can be taken for UNC-Chapel Hill credit at no additional cost, are administered through SOAS University of London, a world-leading institution in the study of … Continued

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Royster Society launches podcast to connect doctoral students

The Royster Global initiative at the UNC-Chapel Hill launched a new podcast series, PhD and Me: The Third Degree, in early September. The initiative was created by the Royster Society of Fellows, an interdisciplinary fellowship program within The Graduate School. Royster Global aims to increase awareness and understanding of graduate education across international borders and help prepare doctoral students for global … Continued