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Tirah Phillips sings into a microphone while Katrina Bond and Marc Durham lean over recording equipment. Three other Hip Hop Ensemble members are in the background.

Music curriculum spans genres, includes applied learning

With IDEAs in Action courses, faculty give students immersive experiences, hands-on training and ways to make new connections.


Jackson Holmes and four other study abroad students huddle together for a photo in front of mountain landscape.

Becoming a Tar Heel abroad

Jackson Holmes spent his first semester as a Tar Heel studying at the University of Stirling in Scotland as part of the Carolina Global Launch program.


A group shot of the new Phillips Ambassadors, standing.

Ten undergraduates selected as UNC Phillips Ambassadors for study in Asia

Ten undergraduates from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill were selected as Phillips Ambassadors for Spring 2023 study abroad programs in Asia. Undergraduate scholarship recipients will study in Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, and Thailand. 


Lauren sits on the floor interviewing interviewing the resident monk at Deva Dharma Mahavihar, a Buddhist monastery located in front of the stupa.

3D imaging project brings Nepali sacred site to life

Religious studies scholar Lauren Leve partnered with a computer science class last semester to further her ongoing work to create an annotated 3D model of Swayambhunath, an ancient holy site in Nepal’s Kathmandu Valley.


Gwendolyn Schwinke sits at a desk instructing two actors seating across from her.

The art of acing the accent

Learn how student-actors training with Carolina’s PlayMakers Repertory Company learn their characters’ dialects, and meet the Carolina faculty member who fine-tunes their accents to create an authentic sound.


Brian Delany stands at a table as Ramses leans over looking at things on the table.

From BeAM to Procter & Gamble: Prototyping, professional skills and passion

Since graduating from UNC-Chapel Hill with a biomedical engineering degree in 2022, Brian Delany has continued to apply his entrepreneurial mindset and making skills in his new role as manufacturing and innovation engineer at Procter & Gamble (P&G)


Stock image of a car driving down an interstate lined with trees.

How wearable, trackable tech makes driving safer for teens with ADHD

Technology developed by researchers in the UNC STAR Heel Performance Laboratory provided real-time feedback for teens during a study aimed at decreasing the risk of traffic crashes.


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