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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 … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued

An Unconventional Path

May 31, 2022

Dedren Snead ’12 is many things. He’s an international businessman, a tech whiz, an artist and an entrepreneur. He has lived and worked in places like Japan, China and Korea. He has a knack for learning both foreign and computer … Continued

#GDTBATH: Lucas Risinger

May 1, 2022

Lucas Risinger first became intrigued by Russia’s history and culture in high school when his history class was learning about the Cold War. When he arrived at Carolina a few years later to study economics and math, he continued to … Continued

#GDTBATH: Sartaj Jhooty

March 2, 2022

Sartaj Jhooty always knew he wanted to study abroad in college, but his goal to work in the medical field required at least four years of rigorous undergraduate coursework and left little room for international adventures. His wanderlust began in … Continued

UNC-Chapel Hill Student Kennedy Miller Named Marshall Scholar

December 13, 2021

Kennedy Miller, a senior studying vocal performance and English in the College of Arts & Sciences, is Carolina’s 22nd Marshall Scholar. The prestigious Marshall Scholarship funds graduate studies in any field at up to two institutions in the United Kingdom.  A native of Rocky … Continued

Another Step Forward

December 13, 2021

Ruben Rakonczai immigrated to the U.S. from his hometown of Göd, Hungary, with his parents, a suitcase and one purpose: to create a better future for his family. As the only English speaker in his family at the time, his … Continued