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.
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.
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.
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.
A new study from the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health provides insight into the food landscape and nutrition-related behaviors on San Cristóbal Island in the Galápagos Islands, adding to ongoing research on the global nutrition transition and related changes in diet and lifestyle that lead to obesity and chronic disease.
Elayna Locklear, a sophomore at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and member of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina, has been awarded the Udall scholarship to help her pursue a career in osteopathic medicine to treat Native and minority populations in underserved areas. Sophomore Brooke Bauman has also been recognized with an… Read more »
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 »
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 »