Visiting Scholars Find Home Away From Home

Visiting Scholars Find Home Away From Home

When Sathish Raja met former Carolina Associate Professor Bobbie Lubker and her husband Lynn, he never imagined how strong their relationship would grow. “We’ve become close friends, more like a family,’’ said Raja, a post-doctoral research associate in the Department of Biology in the College of Arts and Sciences.
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Global Heel John Paul Balmonte ’17 PhD Explores Marine Microbial Communities from New Zealand to Alaska

Global Heel John Paul Balmonte ’17 PhD Explores Marine Microbial Communities from New Zealand to Alaska

This past summer, doctoral student John Paul Balmonte worked on a once-in-a-lifetime research cruise traveling from New Zealand to Alaska. Balmonte conducted research focusing on the activities of microbial communities that initiate the breakdown of organic matter at different depths and locations.
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UNC, Duke Sponsor Research Symposium for North Carolina World Language High School Students

UNC, Duke Sponsor Research Symposium for North Carolina World Language High School Students

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University sponsored the second annual Learning through Languages High School Research Symposium, with 85 students from 9 North Carolina high schools participating. The program, held Dec. 8, 2016, was an opportunity for North Carolina world language students to showcase their language, research and presentation skills.
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Borderless and Brazen: UNC Explores Black German Culture During German Campus Week

Borderless and Brazen: UNC Explores Black German Culture During German Campus Week

The week was held Nov. 14-18, 2016 on the theme “Transnational Science Fictions: Black German Culture and the Cultural Exchange between Germany and the U.S.” and was sponsored by the Center for European Studies, Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures, Institute for African American Research and Department of Dramatic Art at UNC, as well as the German Embassy.
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First-Year Students Expand Their View of Social Justice with Trip to Trinidad

First-Year Students Expand Their View of Social Justice with Trip to Trinidad

When Nijal Morgan ’20 applied to go to on a fall break Social Justice Experience trip to Trinidad, he had never been out of the country. The first-year political science student from Robeson County, North Carolina, boarded the plane with the intentions of experiencing a new culture and learning more about social justice, a topic he is passionate about.
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