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How Eleanor Murray connects daydreaming to diplomacy

April 18, 2022

In the summer of 2021, Eleanor Murray studied in South Korea as a Phillips Ambassador. Through the program, she produced a research paper on the socioeconomic status of North Koreans living in South Korea.

Lewis Black returns to the classroom

April 13, 2022

Comedian and Carolina alumnus Lewis Black sat down with undergraduate students enrolled in an “Ethics of Comedy” course to discuss his career, time at Chapel Hill and what makes them laugh.

Researching resistance in pottery poetry

December 8, 2021

Michael J. Bramwell, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of American Studies, is collaborating with museums as they engage in social justice work—an initiative informed by a study of the past.

Telling global food stories

April 17, 2020

Visiting professor Von Diaz shares how for many of us in isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic, food is perhaps more meaningful than it ever has been.

Research UNCovered: Benjamin Frey

March 11, 2020

Benjamin Frey is an assistant professor in the Department of American Studies. He studies the Cherokee language, now endangered, in order to recover the social networks, spaces, domains and means of transference that once allowed it to thrive.