Russia / Eastern Europe / Eurasia News

UNC Awards $915,675 in Study Abroad Support to 198 Students

August 29, 2016

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has provided $915,675 in scholarships, fellowships and program support to 198 students pursuing study abroad programs in Spring, Summer and Fall 2016, and yearlong programs during the 2016-17 academic year. Funded by private gifts to the College of Arts and Sciences, the awards enable students to study… Read more »

UNC Student Admitted to Renowned Math in Moscow Program

June 6, 2016

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill sophomore Sam DeHority ’18 is the first Carolina student to be admitted to the competitive and internationally renowned Math in Moscow program. The Math in Moscow program is a semester-long program hosted jointly by the Independent University of Moscow, the Higher School of Economics Faculty of Mathematics and… Read more »

History Professor Receives 2016 Faculty Award for Excellence in Doctoral Mentoring

Donald J. Raleigh, the Jay Richard Judson distinguished professor of history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has received the 2016 Faculty Award for Excellence in Doctoral Mentoring. The Graduate School presents the annual award to a faculty member who has encouraged graduate students to establish their own records of scholarly activity,… Read more »

UNC Hosts Inaugural Europe Week at Carolina, April 18-26

April 18, 2016

The Center for European Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will host an inaugural “Europe Week at Carolina” from April 18 to 26. This week-long series of free events invites the campus and local community to explore the people, places and politics of contemporary Europe. Europe Week festivities include traditional panel… Read more »

Out and About: LGBTQ Abroad

April 10, 2016

For many who identify as LGBTQ, the prospect of studying abroad can seem both incredibly enriching and downright terrifying. UNC linguistics major and Phillips Ambassador Grant King ’17 weighs in on how to navigate the world as an LGBTQ-identified person.

Carolina Women’s Center Announces 2016-2017 Faculty Scholars

March 24, 2016

The Carolina Women’s Center (CWC) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is proud to announce its Faculty Scholars for the 2016–2017 academic year. Elizabeth Dickinson, Michelle T. King, Kavita Singh Ongechi and Michele Rivkin-Fish will use their funding to undertake projects that reflect the Center’s mission to further gender equity. Elizabeth Dickinson’s… Read more »

Understanding Putin’s Rising Popularity in Russia

March 9, 2016

The controversial public image of Vladimir Putin was the subject of Henry Hale’s Feb. 26 lecture “Why Do Russians Love Putin, Or Do They Really?” at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Hale’s lecture was sponsored by the Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies (CSEEES), one of six area and global… Read more »