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Carolina Indian Circle Celebrates 31st Annual Powwow

March 5, 2018

The Carolina Indian Circle celebrated its 31st annual powwow March 3 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Fetzer Gym with dancers from all eight of North Carolina’s American Indian tribes showcasing their culture. Hosted annually by the student organization, the powwow is an opportunity to share American Indian culture with the wider… Read more »

Leah Everist Selected as Carolina’s 39th Luce Scholar

March 2, 2018

Leah Everist, a fourth-year student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been named a 2018 Luce Scholar by the Henry Luce Foundation. Carolina boasts more Luce Scholars than any other college or university in the United States. Everist, a health policy and management major and medical anthropology minor, is UNC-Chapel Hill’s… Read more »

Student Startup Takes on Maternal Mortality

February 26, 2018

Preeclampsia, a pregnancy complication that can lead to organ failure, is the second leading cause of maternal mortality around the world — claiming the lives of 76,000 women and 300,000 babies every year. A biotechnology company founded by students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Duke University and Makerere University in Uganda… Read more »

Sasha Seymore Named Knight-Hennessy Scholar

February 26, 2018

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill alumnus Sasha Seymore has been selected as a Knight-Hennessy Scholar, a new prestigious scholarship that fully funds graduate-level work in any field at Stanford University. Seymore was one of 50 scholars selected for the inaugural cohort from over 3,600 applicants around the world. He will use the award… Read more »

Three Carolina Students Share Their Study Abroad Stories

February 14, 2018

Studying abroad once was considered an extravagance few could afford. Students today see global engagement as a fundamental part of their education, and many at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have at least one study abroad experience on their transcript. The College of Arts and Sciences’ robust Study Abroad Program offers more than 330… Read more »

UNC Seeks Clothing for Children in Puerto Rico

February 12, 2018

The Center for Global Initiatives, Institute for the Study of the Americas and Department of Romance Studies join Brandy Arellano and Ayashe Ramey to bring support to Puerto Rico during Spring Break, with a group of students from the Center for Global Initiatives. They are collecting new and lightly used children’s clothing for every age and any size.

Maggie Mouat: Studying Abroad in Australia

February 7, 2018

The following essay was written by Maggie Mouat ’18 for There is nothing quite like the experience of studying abroad. It’s a unique chance to live and experience another country as a student for five months — or longer. Ask anyone who has come back from their abroad experience and not one of them… Read more »