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Jonathan Jensen, an assistant professor of exercise and sport science, will be headed to the winter Olympics.

Sports marketing expert Jonathan Jensen is headed to the Olympics

The University Gazette recently published this Q&A with Jonathan Jensen, assistant professor of sport administration in the department of exercise and sport science. For the feature, “Carolina People,” Jensen talks about his research, and about his upcoming trip to the winter Olympics.


Priscilla Layne

Priscilla Layne traces her path from multicultural Chicago to a career in German

When people hear I’m a German professor, they ask me two questions: Do I have German relatives? Was I a military brat? The answer to both is “no.” People frequently assume that if an American decides to learn German, this must be for familial, functional or professional reasons. I began learning German as a 10-year-old living on the North Side … Continued


Crises in Citizenship. Global Spotlight Week

UNC area studies centers host Global Spotlight Week Feb. 17-24

UNC-Chapel Hill centers for the study of Africa, Asia, Europe, Russia and East Europe, Latin America and the Middle East present “Global Spotlight Week: Crises of Citizenship,” Feb. 17-24, 2018.


Report shows Muslim-American terrorism cases continued to drop in 2017

A new report by a professor at UNC-Chapel Hill documents a continuing decline in the number of Muslim-Americans associated with violent extremism in 2017. The total for the first year of the Trump administration continued a downward trend that was visible in the final year of the Obama administration.


Mariam Alkazemi, Gulf University for Science & Technology, with advisor Deb Aikat and UNC Mideast Center program director, Charles Kurzman.

UNC Mideast Center Hosts Final Cohort of Carnegie Fellowships in Support of Arab Region Social Science

The Carolina Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations was pleased to host its final cohort of early-career social scientists from universities in the Arab world for semester-long fellowships.


UNC-Chapel Hill named best value in U.S. public higher education

For the 17th time, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the nation’s first public university, is the best value in American public higher education, according to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance.