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Sonja Haynes Stone Center Announces 2019 Fellows

The Stone Center has awarded two Sean Douglas Fellowships—which offers two students a semester-long paid research opportunity to develop meaningful leadership experiences on campus and in the surrounding communities—and six Undergraduate International Studies Fellowships—which supports the participation of students of color and other underrepresented groups in travel and study abroad programs.

Hong-An Truong Awarded 2019 Guggenheim Fellowship

May 17, 2019

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.

UNC Global Hosts the Chancellor’s Global Leadership Council in New York City

May 15, 2019

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill hosted a meeting for more than 120 members and guests of the Chancellor’s Global Leadership Council in New York City, May 2–3, 2019. The council meets biannually and focuses on advocacy for the University’s top global priorities, such as A Global Mindset, one of four signature initiative funding priorities for the Campaign for Carolina.

Carolina Performing Arts Announces 15th Anniversary Season Event Poster

Carolina Performing Arts Announces 15th Anniversary Season

May 15, 2019

On May 15, 2019, Carolina Performing Arts at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill announced its 15th anniversary season, which will celebrate CPA’s evolution from a performing arts presenter to an experience curator. The 2019-2020 season will continue collaborations with artists in the creation of new work to further establish CPA as a global artistic leader.

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Three UNC-Chapel Hill Students Win Boren Awards

May 6, 2019

Three University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill students are being recognized by the National Security Education Program with Boren Awards, which support fields of study identified as critical to the national security of the United States, particularly language study. Nicole Behnke and James Hepburn were two of 106 graduate students chosen for David L…. Read more »

Conghe Song

Restoring Rural China

May 6, 2019

During the 1970s, in a rural village in the eastern Chinese province Anhui, a young Conghe Song and his family participated in collective farming to make a modest living. Countless hours were spent in the paddies cutting the plants by hand with a sickle and then replanting, literally one grain of rice at a time…. Read more »