Kimathi Muiruri, a 2021 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been selected for the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship, which funds study at the University of Oxford.
UNC-Chapel Hill archaeologists are working with a diverse coalition to develop an accessible trail network, uncover the region’s history and spur equitable economic growth in the small western North Carolina town of Old Fort. The project is supported by the Southern Futures initiative.
Most UNC-Chapel Hill PhD students oversee their own research projects for their dissertations. But Kriddie Whitmore did it in a foreign country — and with the added challenges of a language barrier, bad weather, and limited equipment.
Nichola Lowe spotted the gaps in the U.S. workforce long before the pandemic shined a light on them. Most recently, she’s written a book on the topic and is using lessons from the pandemic to drive her current research.
Senior Juan Castro wasn’t sure that he’d find his place at Carolina. But through the Carolina Covenant, the Latinx Center and volunteer opportunities, the Tar Heel found a sense of belonging in Chapel Hill.
Bookmark This highlights new books by College faculty and alumni. This month’s featured book: “Market Power Politics: War, Institutions and Strategic Delay in World Politics” by Stephen E. Gent and Mark J.C. Crescenzi.
In a story seemingly made-for-TV, Cliff Huang, Ph.D. ’68, weaves a tale that is truly rags to (academic) riches. It’s a story that led him to recently make a $1.5 million gift to support graduate students in the department of economics.