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Fourteen Tar Heels awarded Fulbrights for global research, teaching

May 10, 2022

Fourteen students and recent graduates from UNC-Chapel Hill have been selected to receive the Fulbright U.S. Student Program award. This year’s recipients represent graduating seniors to doctoral candidates in multidisciplinary fields, including English, history, public policy and public health.

Carolina’s Class of 2022 graduates

May 9, 2022

Nearly 6,200 Tar Heels celebrated their graduation at Sunday’s Spring Commencement, where keynote speaker Frank Bruni challenged the Class of 2022 to choose happiness and count their blessings. Bruni encouraged the new alumni to exercise ‘a special kind of wisdom.’

Bookmark This

May 6, 2022

Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College faculty and alumni. This month’s featured book: “Prague: Belonging in the Modern City” (Harvard University Press) by Chad Bryant, associate professor of history.

Lucía Stavig: Advocating for Indigenous women and communities

May 6, 2022

Following graduation, Ph.D. student Lucia Stavig plans to continue advocacy work and to uplift the efforts of Indigenous women and communities so they can heal. At Carolina, her adviser was Florence Babb in the department of anthropology in the College of Arts & Sciences. 

Data science minor graduates first students

May 4, 2022

More than 60 graduates of Carolina’s Class of 2022 will accept diplomas this weekend that include the innovative new data science minor introduced in the fall of 2021.

‘Go abroad. Say yes.’

May 3, 2022

Senior Alaina Plauche has heeded her own advice to future Tar Heels about studying abroad. This Carolina Covenant Scholar never could have imagined that her academic journey would take her to Bhutan, Spain, Uganda and Washington, D.C.

A triple Tar Heel

May 2, 2022

Ph.D. candidate Alexis Dennis will graduate with her third degree from Carolina this weekend and continue the research she began as an undergraduate in 2008.

From Myanmar to Chapel Hill

May 2, 2022

Carolina Covenant Scholar Thidar Aye’s journey to Chapel Hill began in Myanmar. At UNC, she fell in love with research and hopes to one day enter a Ph.D. program in biology.