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Claudia Yaghoobi expands global connections for Carolina students

September 23, 2022

As the new director of the UNC-Chapel Hill Center for Middle East and Islamic Studies (CMEIS), Claudia Yaghoobi is eager to expand upon existing opportunities for students studying Middle Eastern and Persian studies, and to expand global partnerships with universities abroad.

Teaching poetry and literature in prison

September 20, 2022

Theodore Nollert, a Ph.D. candidate in the department of English and comparative literature, has taught American poetry and literature to an unexpected audience. He has traveled to Granville Correctional Institution dozens of times this year to teach a course to inmates.

Carolina celebrates Latinx Heritage Month

September 19, 2022

This year’s theme for the celebration is “Vivir Mi Vida,” or “live my life,” with a focus on sharing the stories of the Latinx community and encouraging students to express their authentic selves.

Getting to Carolina, step by step

September 13, 2022

A former marine sergeant and current Tar Heel Jordan Truglio shares his journey to Carolina and how the C-STEP program helped him.

How student debt affects Black borrowers more

September 6, 2022

Biden’s plan to tackle the student loan crisis is a good start, but it doesn’t do enough to address racial disparities, says public policy expert Fenaba Addo.

Bookmark This

September 1, 2022

Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College people, published the first week of each month. This month’s featured book is “Black Folk Could Fly: Selected Writings by Randall Kenan.” The department of English and comparative literature will host an event Sept. 11 celebrating the book.