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Helping Patients Find Their Voice

March 13, 2023

Nakisa Sadeghi came to Carolina with no intention of becoming a doctor but discovering how her passion for languages could intersect with medicine changed her mind. Now, Sadeghi is near the final stage of medical school, and on March 17, … Read more

Rotary Peace Fellow Gabriel Bernardo da Silva

February 23, 2023

For Gabriel Bernardo da Silva, opportunities to serve feel almost limitless. He is driven by a passion for human and international rights and international law. The native of Sao Paulo, Brazil, who already has earned multiple degrees, including in social … Read more

Tar Heels Build Language Confidence with Virtual Reality

February 20, 2023

Virtual reality headsets are most closely connected to computer science, but they are a key ingredient in Teaching Assistant Professor Caroline Sibley’s Advanced Arabic class. Though they were physically half a world apart, Tar Heels in Sibley’s class used Google … Read more

Building Confidence Abroad

January 23, 2023

First-year student Bella Hancock began her Carolina career away from Chapel Hill at Maynooth University near Dublin, Ireland. She was among the more than 80 first-year students who made up Carolina Global Launch’s second cohort this past fall. The college … Read more

Becoming a Tar Heel Abroad

January 22, 2023

Jackson Holmes spent his first semester as a Tar Heel studying at the University of Stirling in Scotland as part of the Carolina Global Launch program. First-year student Jackson Holmes took a chance to study abroad early in his time … Read more

UNC-Chapel Hill Student Martha Isaacs Named Schwarzman Scholar

December 9, 2022

(Chapel Hill, N.C.— Dec. 9, 2022) – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill student Martha Isaacs has been awarded a prestigious Schwarzman scholarship, which funds a master’s in global affairs at Beijing’s Tsinghua University. Isaacs is Carolina’s 12th Schwarzman … Read more

Bringing Peace and Healing to His Country

September 26, 2022

Duke-UNC Rotary Peace Center Fellow Dr. Mexan Mapouka is fulfilling his calling to heal others by bringing what he’s learned back to his hometown in the Central African Republic. Dr. Mexan Mapouka once worked to heal others as a young … Read more

Summers Abroad Expand Perspectives

August 23, 2022

With thousands of Tar Heels in every major traveling the globe through study abroad every year, Carolina is fulfilling its Global Guarantee — our promise that a global education is promised to all our students. This summer, study abroad was back in … Read more

Preserving the Galápagos One Sample at a Time

July 29, 2022

The Galapagos Science Center — a partnership between UNC-Chapel Hill and Universidad San Francisco de Quito in Ecuador — conducts research projects across the Galapagos to preserve the islands for future generations. One of the ways researchers from the two universities are … Read more