Hispanic Heritage Month kicks off Sept. 15, celebrating Hispanic and Latinx heritage and culture in the United States. Associate director of the Institute for the Study of the Americas Hannah Gill spoke to UNC News about the past and future of Latin American migration to North Carolina. Gill directs the Latino Migration Project, a collaborative… Read more »
New research from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill compares the growth rates between nearshore and offshore corals in the Belize Mesoamerican Barrier Reef System, the world’s second-largest reef system. While nearshore corals have historically grown faster than those offshore, over the past decade there was a decline in the growth rates of… Read more »
When Abel Miranda first enrolled in college nine years ago, something didn’t feel right. He was doing well in his classes, but something was missing. Miranda enlisted in the Navy, hoping the move would give his life new direction and purpose. “It just felt like a perfect fit for me,” said Miranda. During his five… Read more »
Not many college applications have a resume quite like Jordan Epley’s. Not only does the incoming first-year student have a great academic record from her international school in Thailand, but her extracurricular activities include participating in Thailand’s version of the popular televised singing competition The Voice and earning the MVP title in Thailand’s junior NBA league. But… Read more »
Melody Zhuo didn’t even really know she could sing until she arrived at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to study music a few years ago. She initially focused her undergraduate studies on the piano, but attending musicals at Carolina Performing Arts inspired Zhuo to try voice lessons with UNC-Chapel Hill lecturer Timothy Sparks.
A reporter goes wherever the story is—whether that’s just off campus in Carrboro or 6,100 miles away in Israel. As part of the Documenting the Dig course, 14 School of Media and Journalism students followed one of the University’s biggest global research stories to an archaeological dig site in Huqoq, Israel. The class documented the… Read more »
Associate professor of art Hong-An Truong has been awarded a prestigious 2019 fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. The fellowship will support We Are Beside Ourselves, an interdisciplinary project that frames the American War in Vietnam within a broader context of third world liberation and the civil rights movement.