Maya from the Margins Program Fosters Cultural Understanding

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 »

Two UNC Law Students Chosen for International Ethics Program

March 30, 2017

Rachel High Jennings and Joelle Portzer, third-year law students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law are among 12 law students selected from around the country by the Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE) to participate in a two-week program in Germany and Poland this summer, which… Read more »

UNC Alumna Applies Latin American Studies Major to PhD Research

The Latin American Studies Undergraduate major (LTAM) provides students with the opportunity to master multiple methodological skills and acquire the language competence through which to obtain a comprehensive understanding of the Latin American and Caribbean experience. In preparing students for public and private sector careers, LTAM alumni have found employment in the U.S. State Department… Read more »

King’s, UNC Initiate Royster Global Fellows Program

March 29, 2017

On March 15, King’s College London welcomed Bob Miles, associate dean for study abroad and international exchanges in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, for the launch of the King’s – UNC Royster Global Fellows Program. The interdisciplinary initiative will see 11 King’s PhD students from… Read more »

Natalie Hartman Wins Consortium Award at Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies Conference

Natalie Hartman, associate director for the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies received the 2017 Award for Dedicated Service for Promoting the Study of Latin America and the Caribbean at the banquet for the Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies (SECOLAS) conference held at the Carolina Inn March 24, 2017. The award was given… Read more »

Former CIA Director Discusses Global Shifts During Annual Weatherspoon Lecture

What keeps the former director of the Central Intelligence Agency and National Security Agency up at night? Michael Hayden answered that question at the annual Weatherspoon Lecture on Feb. 1 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Kenan-Flagler Business School. The retired four-star general, who worked under three presidential administrations through both terror… Read more »