Associate professor of art Hong-An Truong has been awarded a prestigious 2019 fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. Appointed on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise, the successful candidates were chosen from a group of almost 3,000 applications in the foundation’s 95th competition.
Seven students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have received Class of 1938 Summer Project Abroad Fellowships for research abroad in summer 2019.
Three UNC students are being recognized by the National Security Education Program with Boren Awards, which support fields of study identified as critical to the national security of the United States, particularly language study.
By working in labs and Carolina’s makerspaces, graduating senior Abigail Gancz spent four years exploring and redefining her career path.
A member of the first cohort of the Carolina Center for Public Service’s MacDonald Community Service Scholars program, graduating senior Hanan Alazzam, a biology major, has spent more than 1,000 of hours over the past three years putting others before herself.
Randi Thompson will graduate from Carolina with a bachelor’s degree in public policy and a minor in social and economic justice. In doing so, she will become the first person in her family to graduate from college.
Graduating senior Kolby Hunter, an exercise and sport science major, overcame many obstacles on his journey to Carolina. With the help of University support programs, he thrived on his way to a college degree.