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UNC-Chapel Hill Students Receive Boren Awards

May 31, 2017

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 »

Maya from the Margins Program Creates Cultural Connections

May 30, 2017

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 »

School of Government’s Charles Szypszak Teaching in Poland

May 23, 2017

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 »

Elizabeth Olson Builds Support for Youth Caregivers

May 19, 2017

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 »