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Carolina Secures $900,000 Grant to Advance the Study of Southeast Asia

July 8, 2022

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has won a $900,000 grant from the Henry Luce Foundation through its Luce Initiative on Southeast Asia, for the project “Bringing Southeast Asia Home.”   Through efforts coordinated by the Carolina Asia Center, this multi-year grant will grow … Continued

Coronavirus Update

March 12, 2020

UNC-Chapel Hill is closely monitoring the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19. There are no confirmed cases on UNC-Chapel Hill’s campus at this time. As of March 12, there are 14 positive cases of COVID-19 in North Carolina. Gov. Roy Cooper has … Continued

Asian Studies Professor Uffe Bergeton Receives Hettleman Prize

August 30, 2019

The annual Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prizes for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement have been awarded to four associate professors who exemplify groundbreaking and innovative research along with future career promise. Uffe Bergeton, associate professor of Asian studies in the College … Continued

Ji-Yeon Jo to Serve as Director of Carolina Asia Center

August 20, 2019

Ji-Yeon Jo, associate professor of Asian Studies, was appointed director of the Carolina Asia Center (CAC) for a five-year term beginning July 1, 2019. Jo joined the faculty in the department of Asian studies in the UNC College of Arts … Continued

Why This Singer Chose Carolina over Fame in Thailand

August 13, 2019

Not many college applications have a resume quite like Jordan Epley’s. Not only does the incoming first-year student have a great academic record from her international school in Thailand, but her extracurricular activities include participating in Thailand’s version of the … Continued

Chinese Student Immersion Program Kicks Off Its Second Year

July 22, 2019

Undergraduate students from eight Chinese universities arrived July 14 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Eshelman School of Pharmacy for the Innovations and Transformations in Pharmaceutical Sciences (ITPS) program. During the four-week experience, the visiting students live … Continued