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Using Neuroscience to Help Others

May 10, 2021

Daniel Ogunbamowo, once at risk of flunking out of school, turned his life around, got accepted to Carolina on a Morehead-Cain Scholarship and has continued to seize every opportunity since. Senior Daniel Ogunbamowo’s journey to Carolina was a long one, … Continued

Through a Filmmaker’s Lens

April 12, 2021

Watching the sunrise on Mount Fuji is among the memorable experiences in senior Michael Sparks award-winning film about his trip to Japan. Michael Sparks ’21, a communication studies and computer science major, was recognized as one of three finalists in … Continued

Spiritual Evolution

April 8, 2021

Through study of a “new” Japanese religion called Tenrikyo and centuries of Japanese history, doctoral student Timothy Smith strives to understand how cultural shifts morph belief systems across generations. The bronze felt cold and gritty under Timothy Smith’s hand. He … Continued

How Did One Stuck Ship Hamper Global Trade?

April 1, 2021

On March 24 the container ship Ever Given ran aground and blocked the Suez Canal for nearly a week, causing potentially billions in lost trade while hundreds of other cargo ships motored in circles waiting for the canal to reopen. … Continued

Making Natural Connections: On Film and In the Classroom

March 2, 2021

Carolina professor and filmmaker Julia Haslett, who’s latest documentary tells the story of conservationists restoring rhododendrons to their native China, brings the natural world to the screen and to her classroom. We may take for granted the plants in our … Continued

Three Undergraduates Selected as UNC Phillips Ambassadors

March 1, 2021

Since the Phillips Ambassadors Program began in 2007, the scholarship program has supported approximately 360 undergraduates studying abroad in Asia. Three undergraduates from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have been selected as Phillips Ambassadors for study abroad … Continued