Elayna Locklear, a sophomore at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and member of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina, has been awarded the Udall scholarship to help her pursue a career in osteopathic medicine to treat Native and minority populations in underserved areas. Sophomore Brooke Bauman has also been recognized with an honorable mention.
As more than 6,000 Tar Heels participated in Carolina’s graduation ceremony on Sunday, they were challenged to find not just their careers, but their callings, and to ask themselves what they are uniquely wired to do.
Geographer Conghe Song studies the relationship between land use, change in vegetation and climate change — and social impacts of environmental programs.
As part of a UNC Innovation Grant, funded by Lenovo, associate professor of religions studies Lauren Leve proposed using photogrammetry and VR to bring the singular temples of Nepal to life for students at UNC.
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.
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