Now is the time to submit photos to the 18th annual Carolina Global Photography Competition. This amateur competition, which is open to students, faculty, alumni and staff of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, showcases Carolina’s global activity, educational opportunities, research and service work.
Two University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill students have been recognized by the National Security Education Program with Boren Awards, which support fields of study identified as critical to United States national security, particularly language study. Kirsten Cooper, a graduate student from Westerly, Rhode Island, in the College of Arts and Sciences studying history,… Read more »
Two students from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have been awarded a U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) to study critical languages during summer 2017. A critical language is one not commonly taught in the U.S. but considered essential for global engagement. Donald Santacaterina and Juan Nunez Ledesma are among… Read more »
Fourteen high school students listened attentively as University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill anthropologist Gabrielle Vail invited them to examine letters, drawings, photos, diaries, codices, newspapers and other Maya materials from the Southern Historical Collection in Wilson Library. “Start thinking about these materials in terms of ‘how can I tell the story of Maya… Read more »
Charles A. Szypszak, a School of Government faculty member at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is teaching two courses at Adam Mickiewicz University (AMU) Faculty of Law and Administration in Poznań, Poland from May 22 to June 10. One course, for law students, is Learning Law Through Analytical Dialog. It will enable students to enhance their analytical… Read more »
In a systematic review of the literature, researchers from the Gillings School of Global Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill consider whether and how studies of migrants’ health practices and behaviors to date have considered the migrants’ transnationalism as a factor in those practices and behaviors.
For Elizabeth (Betsy) Olson, living an internationalized life was not unusual. Although she grew up in Denver, Colorado, Olson has lived in many places around the world—from spending her college summers in the Philippines, where her father was country director of the Peace Corps, to living in Guatemala and small pueblos in Peru while conducting… Read more »
On Jan. 1, 1933, a boy named Rolf was born in a cave on the island of Floreana, in an archipelago off the coast of Ecuador. He was the first child ever born in the Galápagos Islands. Rolf’s mother Margret Wittmer describes the experience in a book about her life as one of the first… Read more »
How will you spend your summer vacation? Karlye Dilts-Stedman, a graduate student in the economics department at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will be spending part of hers with the Nobel Laureates in economics. She has been selected to participate in the 6th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences to be held August… Read more »
On a recent morning, about a dozen students huddled in an upstairs corner of the Ackland Art Museum, studying and discussing ‘City Hall, Reno, Nevada,’ a glossy black and white photograph of a young, well-dressed couple posing in a close embrace. “All the tile made me think of a public place.” “They’re dressed up for… Read more »