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Protecting the Galápagos Islands

April 20, 2020

Home to more unique species than anywhere else on Earth, the Galápagos Islands have been an ecological haven for studying animals, marine sciences and biology since Charles Darwin first set foot there in 1835. For generations, the islands’ ecosystems lived … Read more

Tips from Field Researchers on Life in Isolation, Tough Environments

April 6, 2020

Marine science researchers in Carolina’s College of Arts & Sciences have worked in many of the world’s most remote spaces: Antarctica’s McMurdo Dry Valleys, Alaskan glaciers and Arctic icebreaker research vessels. The lessons researchers learned while working in cramped quarters and without … Read more

Responding to the COVID-19 Crisis

March 23, 2020

As the state copes with the growing crisis over the novel coronavirus, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill faculty members are sharing their expertise and guidance to help the people of North Carolina adapt to these challenging times. Faculty … Read more

Update from Campus Leaders on Coronavirus

February 26, 2020

We are actively tracking updates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the U.S. State Department and the North Carolina Division of Public Health that inform our travel policies. Dear Carolina Community: We are writing to share that the University continues to monitor the spread of … Read more

#GDTBATH: Cade Rodgers

February 25, 2020

Aside from a few short trips on the East Coast, Cade Rodgers rarely had the chance to venture outside of his hometown of Salisbury, North Carolina. Leaving Salisbury to come to UNC-Chapel Hill last fall, Rodgers said, was essentially a … Read more

Tar Heel, Blue Devil Team Up to Support Startups in Kenya

February 3, 2020

Over the past decade, it’s become more commonplace for Carolina and Duke University students to launch a start-up in the Triangle. Resources and mentors from both universities and the surrounding communities help make the task easier. That supportive environment doesn’t … Read more

Well Said: Growing From Study Abroad Experiences

January 31, 2020

On this week’s podcast, Carolina senior Erin Hager invites us on her study abroad experience to Santiago, Chile, where she studied in the fall of 2018. Listen to this episode or read a transcript of this episode. “It really does … Read more

#GDTBATH: Sakari Singleton

January 31, 2020

Senior Sakari Singleton had big goals for her study abroad semester in Seville, Spain, last semester. The global studies major from Winston-Salem was determined to stay out of her comfort zone and instead immerse herself in the language and culture … Read more