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UNC’s Diplomacy Initiative hosts live recording of prominent podcast

Co-hosts from the “Brussels Sprouts” podcast discussed the upcoming Russian presidential election in a live event at UNC-Chapel Hill. They interviewed UNC political science professor Graeme Robertson and King’s College London professor Samuel Greene.


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‘Root shock’

Graduate student Ari Green is studying the experiences of Black people being displaced from their homes and communities in three urban areas.


The Silicon Valley Maymester class stands under a "Google" sign on the Google campus. Their tour guide speaks about a large dinosaur skeleton – a T Rex – that is a focal point of the campus tour.

Carolina to California

In the “Silicon Revolution” Maymester course, undergraduate students with a passion for entrepreneurship learn from Carolina alumni who have made their mark in the Bay Area.


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Borders and boundaries

Political geographer Banu Gökarıksel directs Carolina’s popular curriculum in global studies while exploring her own research about global and local belonging.


Headshot of Emma Cohn in her Carolina blue graduation cap and gown, the Old Well in the background.

Straight A winter graduate heads for New Zealand

After years of classes and internships, Carolina Covenant scholar Emma Cohn, who will graduate on Dec. 17, plans an extended coffee break.


Collage, from left: Book cover for "Colonial Reckoning" and a photo of Louis Perez.

Bookmark This

Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College of Arts and Sciences faculty and alumni. The December featured book is “Colonial Reckoning: Race and Revolution in Nineteenth-Century Cuba” (Duke University Press) by Louis A. Pérez Jr.


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Precarious workers in unprecedented times

Alexandrea Ravenelle’s latest book explores how COVID-19 affected the most vulnerable wage-earners.


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