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GEF blog: Burmese hospitality

May 31, 2019

The Global Engagement Fellowship (GEF) supports UNC Chapel Hill students conducting international social-­justice oriented summer projects. The following blog was written by GEF recipient Leah Simon, a rising senior majoring in Global Studies. The Thai-Myanmar Friendship Bridge is a chaotic … Continued

Campus Y hosts Dr. Joel J. Schwartz Memorial

May 23, 2019

On Saturday, May 18, family, friends and former students gathered to honor the life and work of Dr. Joel J. Schwartz. After playing audio from an interview with Dr. Schwartz (listen here and here), sons David and Ray Schwartz invited … Continued

Overcoming barriers through food

May 22, 2019

STORY VIA CYNDY FALGOUT, CAROLINA ARTS & SCIENCES MAGAZINE • PHOTO BY KRISTEN CHAVEZ Anum Imran ’21 learned about the economic and social struggles of immigrant families while growing up in Concord, North Carolina, with parents and grandparents who had … Continued

Campus Y leaders honored at 2019 Chancellor’s Awards ceremony

May 6, 2019

On April 16, 2019 UNC honored its most outstanding students for their academic achievements and exceptional leadership on-campus and in the community. Among the Chancellor’s Awards winners were ten Campus Y Executive Board members, committee co-chairs, and program participants. Please join … Continued

Transforming garbage into fashion

May 1, 2019

VIDEO & STORY VIA JOHNNY ANDREWS, UNC.EDU Carolina senior Ana Soule and her team at the Phoenyx Project are giving new life to vinyl billboards that would otherwise end up in the dump. With a dad who works in outdoor advertising, … Continued