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Jamie Blake is selected as Harold J. Glass USAF Graduate Fellow

Jamie Blake, a UNC-Chapel Hill doctoral student in musicology, will serve as the Harold J. Glass USAF Graduate Fellow for academic year 2018-19 – providing, among other benefits, mentoring from the professor who selected her specifically for the award.

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Seven Carolina students receive Critical Language Scholarships from U.S. Department of State

Seven students from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill were awarded a U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) to study critical languages during Summer 2018.  

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PlayMakers Repertory Company presents “Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood”

PlayMakers Repertory Company proudly opens its 2018-2019 mainstage season with the regional premiere of Ken Ludwig’s “Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood,” a play with music directed by Jessie Austrian and featuring original music by Jack Herrick, of North Carolina’s Red Clay Ramblers.

Fall campus scenes on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. (Jon Gardiner/UNC-Chapel Hill)

Five global area studies centers awarded $8.6 million

Five global area studies centers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have been awarded approximately $8.6 million in competitive federal Title VI funding over the next four years.


How Can Parents Help Children Navigate an Increasingly Diverse World?

Researchers at UNC-Chapel Hill, and colleagues from across the country, explore how parenting is shaped by diversity in journal special edition.

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Songwriter Gillian Welch to be honored with UNC’s Thomas Wolfe Prize

Award-winning composer-lyricist-performer Gillian Welch will be honored by UNC Chapel Hill’s Department of English & Comparative Literature with the Thomas Wolfe Prize this fall.

Allie Day (left) standing in front of the Taj Mahal, was part of the 20th summer for the UNC Summer in India program. (photo courtesy of Allie Day)

Study Abroad Old and New: India and Malawi

One study abroad program celebrated its 20th anniversary this summer; another deployed its first students. Both were transformative for the Tar Heels who took part.