Graduate Student Geoffrey Hughes has been named Field Director for an archaeological project conducting excavations and research at the 1766 Builders House in Old Salem. He applied for the highly competitive Richard Bland Fellowship and was chosen from among the … Continued
Dr. Juliane Mueller, Visiting Scholar and Postdoctoral Fellow, will be hosting an international symposium entitled, Entrepreneurship, Artisans, and Traders: the Remaking of China-Latin America Economies. It will be held June 1st-2nd and located in the University Room in Hyde Hall. … Continued
Friends and family gathered in the James and Florence Peacock Atrium of the FedEx Global Education Center on May 7th for a retirement celebration commemorating Dr. James Peacock’s decades of commitment to University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Celebration … Continued
At the 2015 Doctoral Hooding Ceremony, Dr. Vin Steponaitis was awarded the 2015 Faculty Award for Excellence in Doctoral Mentoring. His nomination for the award came from current and former graduate students who touted his generosity, his guidance, and his … Continued
We congratulate the following faculty members who have been awarded grants by the University Research Council to continue their work! Publication grant for his new book —Rasta: The Evolution of a People and Their Identity. Research grant for her project —Exploring the Impacts … Continued
We congratulate Orisanmi Burton and Maia Dedrick who have both been awarded dissertation fieldwork grants from the Wenner-Gren Foundation! Orisanmi Burton was awarded the Wenner-Gren grant for work on his dissertation research tentatively entitled Taller than the Wall: Carceral Activism in the Empire State, … Continued
Assistant Professor Dr. Jocelyn Chua has received a Tanner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. Her win was featured in an insert of the University Gazette, where her high lecture ratings and influence on students was detailed. Congratulations, Jocelyn!
Congratulations to the following graduate students who’ve won financial awards for 2015 and 2016! Dissertation Completion Fellowship for Academic Year 2015-2016 Amelia Fiske Dissertation Completion Fellowship: Royster Society of Fellows for Academic Year 2015-2016 David Cranford Kelly Houck Werner Friedrich … Continued