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#GDTBATH: Andrew Buchanan

October 6, 2022

Carolina senior Andrew Buchanan will compete on the world stage this week as he races in the Ironman World Championship in Kona, Hawaii.

Hall receives award to conduct research at DOE national laboratory

October 4, 2022

Ph.D. candidate Zack Bruce Hall II is one of 44 awardees of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program, which will allow him research opportunities at the DOE Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Meet a Tar Heel: Thomas Wolfe Scholar Serene Almehmi

September 29, 2022

Serene Almehmi is one of this year’s two recipients of the Thomas Wolfe Scholarship, a four-year, full-ride merit scholarship through the English and comparative literature department that is given to an exceptional writer every year.

Meet a Tar Heel: Thomas Wolfe Scholar Alex Gast

September 29, 2022

Alex Gast is one of this year’s two recipients of the Thomas Wolfe Scholarship, a four-year, full-ride merit scholarship for exceptional students interested in creative writing. The scholarship is given by the department of English and comparative literature.

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.

Teaching poetry and literature in prison

September 20, 2022

Theodore Nollert, a Ph.D. candidate in the department of English and comparative literature, has taught American poetry and literature to an unexpected audience. He has traveled to Granville Correctional Institution dozens of times this year to teach a course to inmates.