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BeAM Learning and Innovation Studio provides space for long-term projects

The new BeAM Learning & Innovation Studio – is an area that will give Carolina makers a place to iterate freely, explore important ideas and build projects over time.


Elayna Locklear

Elayna Locklear is UNC-Chapel Hill’s second American Indian Udall scholar

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.


The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill celebrates the graduation of more than 6,000 students at the annual Spring Commencement May 12, 2019 at Kenan Memorial Stadium. Interim Chancellor Kevin M. Guskiewicz presided over the ceremony, which marked the graduation of 3,944 undergraduates, 1,244 master’s students, 258 doctoral students and 588 professional students. Jonathan Reckford, 1984 Carolina alumnus and CEO of Habitat for Humanity, delivered the keynote address. (Jon Gardiner/UNC-Chapel Hill)A graduate smiles in a sea of Carolina blue at the 2019 Commencement ceremonies on May 12. (photo by Jon Gardiner)

Congratulations Class of 2019! View commencement highlights

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.


Conghe Song studies the relationship between land use, change in vegetation, and climate change -- and social impacts of environmental programs.

Restoring Rural China

Geographer Conghe Song studies the relationship between land use, change in vegetation and climate change — and social impacts of environmental programs.


A red-robed monk practices photogrammetry techniques in Nepal. (photo by Lauren Leve)

Preserving Nepal’s sacred sites with stunning 3D models

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.


Hong-An Truong

Hong-An Truong awarded 2019 Guggenheim Fellowship

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.


2019 Class of 1938

Seven Students Receive Class of 1938 Summer Project Abroad Fellowship

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.


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