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a plate of Moroccan couscous with vegetables on top.

Area Studies Centers host Cultural Kitchen Series for N.C. educators

The UNC-Chapel Hill and Duke University area studies centers connected with North Carolina educators in kitchens across the state in three virtual Cultural Kitchen sessions that explored dishes from Latin America, Southeast Asia and North Africa.

The UNC Asian American Center celebrates the opening of its physical location with a ribbon-cutting event and look inside the center. (Jon Gardiner/UNC-Chapel Hill)

New Asian American Center opens

The center, led by Heidi Kim of the department of English and comparative literature, gives students, faculty and staff of Asian descent a place to call their own.

Navin Bapat holds a copy of his book, "Monsters to Destroy." (photo by Kristen Chavez)

Insight into Afghanistan

In its 20 years in Afghanistan, the United States scored some victories in the war on terror, but terrorism expert Navin Bapat fears that the current U.S. withdrawal and Taliban takeover marks the end of tenuous social and educational reforms, especially for Afghan women.

Scenes of a sparsely populated campus at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on April 25, 2020. The University began remote instruction for more than 95 percent of classes to help stop the spread of COVID-19. (Jon Gardiner/UNC-Chapel Hill)

UNC-Chapel Hill ranks 29th in 2021 Academic Ranking of World Universities

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ranked 29th in the world and 20th in the United States among global universities, according to the 2021 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).

Words on blue background: "Being and Belonging: Perspectives in North Carolina"

Exhibition features N.C. artists of Latin American heritage

“Being and Belonging: Perspectives from North Carolina,” an exhibition featuring the work of 13 artists, will open at the FedEx Global Education Center on Aug. 18.

Photo by Flavio Uribe-Rheinbolt '20 at St. Basil's Cathedral in Moscow, Russia. Photo shows closeup of UNC cap in front of the cathedral.

Russian Flagship Program caps off successful first year

The Russian Flagship Program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill recently completed a successful first year.

Collage of student ambassadors from top left to bottom right: Gina Chang, Allyson Dennis, Destiny Garcia, Jacqueline Gu, Caroline Le, Hugo Lemos, Jonthan Liao, Eleanor Murray, Skyler Noble, Stuti Parekh, Lauren Tart, Sovanny Taylor, Aimee Yan and Kelly Yu.

Fourteen undergraduates selected as UNC Phillips Ambassadors for study in Asia

Fourteen undergraduates from UNC-Chapel Hill have been selected as Phillips Ambassadors for summer, fall and academic year 2021 study abroad programs in Asia.