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Meet a Summer Research Fellow: Lily Herbert ‘16

August 19, 2022

Lily Herbert ’16 is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Geography housed in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s College of Arts and Sciences. Her summer fellowship allowed her to work on her dissertation, centering on hate crime legislation and its geographical ties.

A project of her own

October 20, 2021

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.

Elizabeth Olson is awarded the George Johnson Prize

November 12, 2020

Elizabeth Olson, Professor and Chair of the Department of Geography at UNC-Chapel Hill, is the 2020 recipient of the George Johnson Prize for Distinguished Achievement by an Institute for Arts and Humanities Fellow.

A Terrific Trio

October 19, 2020

Three undergraduate researchers, under the leadership of UNC-Chapel Hill geographer Diego Riveros-Iregui, spent two months in Ecuador’s northern Andes Mountains exploring climate change.

Addressing Pandemic Problems

September 23, 2020

Carolina students, faculty, and staff are engaged in an abundance of projects, making UNC the most cited university in the nation for coronavirus research.

Reactivating the Galapagos economy

September 9, 2020

The UNC Center for Galapagos Studies and its partners are helping island communities recover from the pandemic’s impact.