Fourteen undergraduates from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill were selected as Phillips Ambassadors for summer and fall 2023 study abroad programs in Asia. These distinguished scholarship recipients will study in India, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, and Thailand.
Kacie Horton and DeAndre Sawyer have been at each other’s side for almost two decades. The two graduating Tar Heels will celebrate another milestone together this weekend at Spring Commencement.
Kat Goodpaster’s was raised to prioritize serving your country in any way you can. At Carolina, the Tar Heel learned to combine her passion for Russian culture and national security for a future career.
Tar Heels have a wide range of events to choose from to honor Asian Pacific American heritage this April.
Religious studies Ph.D. student Jocelyn Burney relishes the public humanities aspect of her graduate work — from contextualizing a pottery exhibit in Carolina Hall to teaching the Hebrew Bible at a Raleigh women’s prison to supervising the work of undergraduate students at an archaeological dig in Israel.
German graduate student Jimmy Dögerl chose UNC’s Transatlantic Master’s Program to study the American perspective on climate policy and spend a formative year in the American South.
The Center for Middle East and Islamic Studies director launched a lecture series and taught global courses. She is also Roshan Institute associate professor in Persian studies.