Even though more than 1.4 million American children under the age of 18 care for siblings or parents who have a chronic illness or disability, support for this demographic is in short supply. UNC geographer Elizabeth Olson and collaborators look to other countries as models for growing youth caregiver resources in the United States.
The Carolina Asia Center announces its celebration of Asia Week 2018, taking place March 19-24 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Carl Ernst has made it his mission to encourage interest in Islamic studies and develop opportunities for students to learn more about this region, both within and outside of the classroom.
The awards honor individuals who have mentored or supported women on campus, elevated the status of women or improved campus policies for them, promoted women’s recruitment and retention, or promoted professional development for women.
This spring, the College of Arts & Science’s Carolina Asia Center and UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School will participate in the Kakehashi Project, a fully funded youth exchange program between Japan and the United States.
Leah Everist, a fourth-year student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been named a 2018 Luce Scholar by the Henry Luce Foundation. Carolina boasts more Luce Scholars than any other college or university in the United States.
Fifty-seven graduate students in the College of Arts & Sciences have received fellowships funded by private support to advance their scholarship and teaching. Increasing support for graduate students has been a priority of Kevin Guskiewicz since he became dean in 2016.