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One strange semester

May 13, 2020

Impressions, insights and lessons learned by faculty during spring’s historic shift to remote teaching.

Mastering Mandarin for Business

February 14, 2020

With nearly 1 billion speakers, Mandarin Chinese is the most spoken language in the world. That’s almost 15 percent of the global population — and why UNC Asian studies professor Yi Zhou has spent the past decade teaching advanced Mandarin courses to undergraduate and MBA students.

Taj recognized as 2020 MLK Unsung Hero

January 24, 2020

Associate professor Afroz Taj of the Asian studies department was the faculty honoree while the staff honoree was Dawna Jones, assistant dean of students and chair of the Carolina Black Caucus.

University adds Korean studies major

December 13, 2019

Korean studies majors will take Korean language courses as well as courses in Korean culture, literature, history and politics.

Asian studies’ Uffe Bergeton receives Hettleman Prize

August 30, 2019

Asian studies’ Uffe Bergeton was among four winners of the 2019 annual Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prizes for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement. They were awarded to faculty who exemplify groundbreaking and innovative research along with future career promise.