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Carolina Ranked Fifth Among Peace Corps’ 2019 Top Volunteer-Producing Schools

March 25, 2019

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has ranked fifth among large-size schools (more than 15,000 undergraduates) on the Peace Corps’ 2019 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list, tied with Ohio State University and the University of Washington. This is the 10th year Carolina has ranked among the top 20 large-size schools.

Jamie Bartram

Gillings School Faculty Awarded Lifetime Achievement Award by UK University

Jamie Bartram, Don and Jennifer Holzworth Distinguished Professor of environmental sciences and engineering at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and director of the School’s Water Institute at UNC, has been selected for a Lifetime Achievement Award by leaders at his alma mater, the University of Surrey, in Guildford, Surrey, U.K. Bartram earned bachelor’s and… Read more »

Gina Chowa among students

Gina Chowa Sees Social Work Through a Global Lens

March 18, 2019

Gina Chowa, director of UNC’s Global Social Development Innovations (GSDI) research center, is considered a pioneer in global intervention research, due to her groundbreaking work on the effects of asset ownership on youth and families in resource-limited countries. Her projects focus on developing holistic and impactful interventions that positively affect root causes of poverty and… Read more »

Chérie Rivers Ndaliko Confronts Conflict with Creativity

March 18, 2019

Chérie Rivers Ndaliko stood behind the music stand she uses for a podium, her hands clasped, and looked out over her class. “I’m going to stand up here, and I want you to tell me what you see,” she said. While she has completed this exercise with classes in South Africa, Brazil and across the United… Read more »

Members holding their awards

Workroom FashionMash and Coulture Magazine Take Home Seven Advertising Awards

On Thursday, Feb. 21, the Triangle Advertising Federation awarded Workroom FashionMash and Coulture Magazine a total of seven American Advertising Awards at the 2019 gala in Raleigh. The awards are one of the industry’s largest creative competitions, with more than 40,000 entries each year. Workroom FashionMash received a Gold ADDY in Illustration; a Gold ADDY in Film for “Grunge Save the Queen;” and a… Read more »

A view of the Scottish Gaels in North Carolina exhibit at Wilson Library.

New Exhibit at Wilson Library Celebrates History of Scottish Gaels in North Carolina

Anne Fertig, a doctoral student in English and Comparative Literature Department at UNC, curated an exhibit currently on view at Wilson Special Collections Library about the Scottish Gaels in North Carolina, with the aid of Michael Newton and Tiber Falzett, UNC Visiting Lecturer in Scottish Gaelic Studies. Drawing on the wealth of archival resources in… Read more »