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Professor Cai Earns Tanner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

Congratulations are in order! Teaching Associate Professor Luoyi has earned a Tanner Award for Excellence…

Han Chen: new graduate student interview!

Q: Tell us about yourself! I am Han Chen. Please call me Han. Q: What program…

Xinming Liao: new grad student interview!

Q: Tell us about yourself! I am Xinming Liao, and I’m 24 years old. I…

The Old Well at UNC

DAMES Student Pens Award-Winning Paper

Sound the trumpets! Incoming student achievement in 3, 2, 1… During this year’s annual meeting…

 

Faculty Spotlight

Yurika Tamura

Yurika Tamura

An interview with Dr. Yurika Tamura, one of the newest faculty members here in DAMES...

Keren He

Keren He

Dr. Keren He has won a 2024-25 academic fellowship...

Robin Visser

Robin Visser

Robin Visser has been promoted to the rank of full professor!

Kyoungjin Bae

Kyoungjin Bae

Dr. Kyoungjin Bae joins the DAMES faculty...

 

Alumni Spotlight

Erin Posas and Matt Coss

Erin Posas and Matt Coss

Follow the journey of two of our 2016 grads, Erin Posas and Matt Coss!

Lauren Trushin

Lauren Trushin

Lauren Trushin, class of 2017, graduated with a double major in Public Policy and History and a minor in Asian Studies...

Laurel Foote-Hudson

Laurel Foote-Hudson

Laurel Foote-Hudson came to UNC-Chapel Hill with a deep and abiding passion for the study of languages. She ended up majoring in both Asian Studies...

Jason Mortimer

Jason Mortimer

Jason Mortimer grew up in Durham and graduated from UNC-CH in 2006 with degrees in Asian Studies and...

 

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