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Emily Venturi Paris

An international experience

For Emily Venturi, international education began the moment she set foot on campus at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


Heels Singapore

Linking academics, cultures and people

A growing joint-degree program between Carolina and the National University of Singapore allows for a new level of student exchange.


Four students selected as 2019 Carolina Blue Honors Fellows

Four students from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill were selected as recipients of the 2019 Carolina Blue Honors Fellowship to pursue unique and self-initiated summer internships built around international sports entrepreneurship.


Laura Mersini-Houghton

An Origin Story

Most theoretical physicists don’t see their predictions confirmed in their lifetimes, as it can take centuries to discover the physical phenomena that marks them true. But that hasn’t been the case for UNC’s Laura Mersini-Houghton, who’s seen six of her predictions about the origins of the universe verified in the last decade.


Scott Emmons

Scott Emmons named Churchill Scholar

Scott Emmons, a fourth-year student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been named a recipient of the prestigious Churchill Scholarship, a research-focused award that provides funding to outstanding American students for a year of master’s degree study in science, mathematics and engineering at Churchill College, based at the University of Cambridge in England.


Shanelle Nicole Leonard and April Mae Davis in JUMP

PlayMakers presents rolling world premiere of “Jump”

PlayMakers Repertory Company is the first theater to participate in the National New Play Network rolling world premiere of “Jump,” written by emerging playwright Charly Evon Simpson and directed by Whitney White in her PlayMakers debut.


Medicine and storytelling

Last fall, each student in Marc Cohen’s English 105 class spent four hours shadowing a medical professional in the UNC Emergency Department, immersed in the organized chaos of emergency medicine. Students then reflected on their experience by writing about it.