H.R. McMaster, a two-time graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the lieutenant general President Donald Trump has chosen to be national security adviser, often has been described as a scholar-warrior, earning his hard-charging reputation on the battlefield and on the best-seller list. The New York Times, The Washington Post and other national… Read more »
For the third year in a row, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has moved up in the rankings of the Peace Corps’ Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list. UNC ranks No. 7 among large schools, up from No. 12 last year. According to the Peace Corps, 51 Tar Heels volunteered around the… Read more »
As part of Asia Week 2017, the Carolina Asia Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill hosted a special guest whose work offered a window into Tibetan culture. Geshe Palden Sangpo, a monk who practices Tibetan Buddhism, spent nearly four days at the FedEx Global Education Center creating a sand mandala, an ancient Tibetan Buddhist art form.
Martha Isaacs, a fourth-year student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been named a recipient of the 2017 Luce Scholars Program Fellowship. Carolina boasts more Luce Scholars than any other college or university in the United States, including eight recipients in the last five academic years. Isaacs, a geography of human… Read more »
After more than 13 years at the University of Miami, Nena Peragallo Montano said the choice to leave her longtime home was a difficult one. But as she spoke to the welcoming audience at the Carolina Club on Feb. 9, she expressed enthusiasm and gratitude to call the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill… Read more »
Dear Carolina Community: The Executive Order issued by President Trump on Friday, January 27, 2017, limits immigrant and non-immigrant visa holders from Iran, Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Somalia, Libya and Yemen from entering the U.S. for 90 days, among other actions. In the last 24 hours, we have been hearing from many people at Carolina who… Read more »
Benjamin Kompa, a fourth-year student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been named a recipient of the prestigious Churchill Scholarship, a research-focused award that provides funding to outstanding American students for a year of master’s study in science, mathematics and engineering at Churchill College, based at the University of Cambridge in… Read more »
Sheldon Peck couldn’t stop smiling when he took the stage for the special event at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Ackland Art Museum on Jan. 25. He beamed throughout the announcement of the Ackland’s largest gift ever, a $8 million endowment and 134 original Dutch and Flemish masterworks – including seven Rembrandt drawings –… Read more »
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.