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Three Students Selected as 2019 Weir Fellows

November 5, 2018

Three students from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill were selected as recipients of the 2019 William D. Weir Honors Fellowship in Asian Studies, a program designed for students who have started their Chinese language journey and would … Read more

Science, Spirituality and Synergy in Nepal

October 9, 2018

In a three-week journey from Chapel Hill to the Himalayas to study the effects of climate change on Buddhist holy lakes, two mathematicians, a marine scientist and a religious studies scholar overcame multiple challenges and proved the value of an … Read more

Celebrating Latin Jazz with a New Festival

September 24, 2018

The UNC Department of Music has been celebrating the intersection between Latin and jazz music for years, but this year is special. Professors Stephen Anderson, Juan Álamo and David Garcia each have a unique Latin music repertoire that they bring … Read more

Study Abroad Old and New: India and Malawi

August 28, 2018

Asian studies faculty members Afroz Taj and John Caldwell reached a major milestone this summer — celebrating two decades of taking UNC-Chapel Hill students on a study abroad experience to India. The UNC Summer in India program is one of … Read more