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9/11’s legacy

September 10, 2021

Two decades after the terrorist attacks, the country is dealing with the aftermath of two wars and a squandered opportunity for unity, says former Director of National Intelligence and professor of the practice Admiral Dennis Blair.

Insight into Afghanistan

August 25, 2021

In its 20 years in Afghanistan, the United States scored some victories in the war on terror, but terrorism expert Navin Bapat fears that the current U.S. withdrawal and Taliban takeover marks the end of tenuous social and educational reforms, especially for Afghan women.

Finding a different path

May 10, 2021

Tim Sloan developed a passion for writing and honed his skills with the support from faculty members and classmates. He’ll now take his newfound interest to inspire a new generation of students as a middle school English teacher.

Bookmark This

February 7, 2020

Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College of Arts & Sciences faculty and alumni. Featured book: “Monsters to Destroy: Understanding the War on Terror (Oxford University Press, November 2019) by Navin A. Bapat.”

Three UNC Chapel Hill students win Boren Awards

May 7, 2019

Three UNC students are being recognized by the National Security Education Program with Boren Awards, which support fields of study identified as critical to the national security of the United States, particularly language study.

UNC-Chapel Hill alumnus named 2018 Gates Cambridge Scholar

July 5, 2018

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill alumnus William McInerney has been awarded a prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship, which provides full support for graduate study at the University of Cambridge in England.