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Two UNC professors named 2015 Andrew Carnegie Fellows

Two professors at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have been honored as inaugural 2015 Andrew Carnegie Fellows by the Carnegie Corporation of New York.


UNC student awarded Council of American Ambassadors Fellowship

UNC junior Colin Kantor of Keller, Texas, was awarded a 2015 Ambassadors Walter and Leonore Annenberg Fellowship from the Council of American Ambassadors. Kantor is pursuing majors in Germanic and Slavic languages and literatures; and peace, war and defense. He is also pursuing a history minor. Kantor was recognized for his academic achievements and leadership experience. His honors include selection … Continued


Chancellor Folt to deliver lecture on water research April 23

UNC-Chapel Hill Chancellor Carol L. Folt, an internationally recognized environmental scientist, will deliver the lecture “Water in Our World: Past Is Present, Future Is Fragile, But We Can Make a Difference” at 5:30 p.m. on April 23 at the Nelson Mandela Auditorium in the FedEx Global Education Center.


Sixteen undergraduates selected as UNC Phillips Ambassadors for study abroad in Asia

Fifteen undergraduates from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and one Duke University undergraduate have been selected as Phillips Ambassadors for Summer and Fall 2015 study abroad programs in Asia.


Research journeys on display

On April 15, the research journey came at least one step closer to the end for more than 200 UNC undergraduates who put the final product of their research on full display at the 16th annual Celebration of Undergraduate Research at the Frank Porter Graham Student Union.


UNC Alumna Writes Young Adult Novel Inspired by Haitian Earthquake of 2010

Surviving the 2010 earthquake in Haiti inspired University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill alumna Laura Wagner to write the young adult novel Hold Tight, Don’t Let Go, published by Harry N. Abrams in January 2015. The novel is Wagner’s first.


Studying Persian and Turkish opens doors for Lily Herbert ’16

Studying languages has taken Lily Herbert ’16 to places she never imagined she’d go. Herbert, who is from Raleigh, North Carolina, is majoring in global studies and geography. She’s studying Persian and Turkish on campus and has learned Tatar through a Foreign Language and Area Studies award.