University Gazette

Chinese Province Honors Hans Paerl

September 19, 2018

China’s Jiangsu Province gave Carolina researcher Hans Paerl an International Science and Technology Cooperation Award on Aug. 28 for helping the Chinese government develop a nutrient management strategy to counter the proliferation of toxic algal blooms in its lakes. The award was accepted on Paerl’s behalf by professor Guangwei Zhu, one of his key collaborators… Read more »

Carolina Rises as Global University with Strategic Partnerships Around the World

May 30, 2018

In October 2006, German Anglicist and literary scholar Bernd Engler became president and vice-chancellor of Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen in Germany. Engler spent time at Carolina as a research fellow in American studies from 1991 to 1992, and Executive Vice Provost and Chief International Officer Ron Strauss is grateful that Engler never forgot the value of the experiences he had here.

Bob Miles’ Leadership Expanded UNC Study Abroad

November 17, 2017

Bob Miles traveled a great distance 17 years ago when he left the University of Glasgow in Scotland where he was a sociology professor to become the first full-time director of the Study Abroad Program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Under his leadership, the program has come a long way, too…. Read more »

English Is Off the Menu at Language Lunches

August 23, 2017

Jessica Tanner, an assistant professor of French at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, doesn’t often get the chance to speak the language she loves so much, at least outside of the classroom. “There aren’t a lot of opportunities in French to really engage with the community,” Tanner said. “I was excited about… Read more »