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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.

Preserving endangered Islamic manuscripts

June 1, 2022

Scholars from the department of African, African American and diaspora studies and a University Libraries digitization specialist traveled to Senegal and Mali to preserve and digitize 6,000 pages of handwritten Islamic manuscripts.

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.

#GDTBATH: Lucas Risinger

April 28, 2022

Carolina senior Lucas Risinger is among the three Tar Heels studying at Kyrgyzstan’s American University of Central Asia this year as part of the UNC Russian Flagship Program.

Bookmark This

February 4, 2022

Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College authors. This month: “Precarious Asia: Global Capitalism and Work in Japan, South Korea and Indonesia” by Arne L. Kalleberg, Kevin Hewison and Kwang-Yeong Shin.

Sharing Black history and culture

December 6, 2021

Senior Saskia Staimpel has expanded her interests in Black student activism through undergraduate research and a fellowship at the Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History.