Eight University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill students received 2015 Class of 1938 Summer Project Abroad Fellowships for research abroad this summer.
Most seniors only hope to collect one piece of paper this time of year. But Daira Belen Melendez was determined to get two: her diploma and her certificate of U.S. citizenship.
When she first arrived at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., Emma Woelk aspired to work in research science, but added German Studies classes “just for fun.”
Carolyn Coons ’16 is a history and journalism double major from Charlotte, N.C., who writes about her time studying abroad at King’s College London.
Carissa Landes and Mary Elizabeth Walters, both graduate students in the College of Arts and Sciences, have each been awarded a David L. Boren Fellowship through the National Security Education Program, which supports fields of study, particularly languages, identified as critical to United States national security.
Feeling isolated as a 27-year-old veteran, Jacob Hinton, a political science and peace, war and defense major, helped grow the Carolina Veterans Organization as president.
Between April 5 and 7, UNC’s Palestinian Nationalism, Politics, and Diplomacy seminar offered students the opportunity to take a break from reading about one intractable conflict zone to visit another: Washington, D.C.