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alexey_korzukhin-_the_sunday_1884_custom-bdaee51547a57e7408a27bf2b4106784f5fd89fa-s800-c85UNC History Graduate Featured in NPR Article

Our PhD candidate Audra Yoder (adviser Louise McReynolds) was featured in an article for NPR’s Tea Tuesdays. The featured topic was, “Tea Tuesdays: Cold Weather, Gogol And The Rise Of The Russian Samovar” and can be read hereTea Tuesdays is an occasional series exploring the science, history, culture and economics of this ancient brewed beverage.


 UNC History Graduate Featured in News Article

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Marty Richardson (adviser Malinda Maynor Lowery) was featured in an article about North Carolina Natives and the Civil Rights. The article ” ‘No Accommodations for Indians:’ The Civil Rights Fight in North Carolina” can be read here.

 

 


UNC History Graduate Receives the David L. Boren Fellowship

Congratulations to Mary Elizabeth Walters (advisers Klaus W. LarresWayne E. Lee, and Karen Hagemann)! She was awarded a David L. Boren Fellowship through the National Security Education Program, which supports fields of study, particularly languages, identified as critical to United States national security.


 UNC History Graduate Receives the Charlotte W. Newcombe Fellowship

Congratulations to Dáša Pejchar Mortensen (adviser Michael Tsin). She received the 2015 Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship. The Newcombe Fellowship is the nation’s largest and most prestigious award for PhD candidates in the humanities and social sciences addressing questions of ethical and religious values. Funded by the Charlotte W. Newcombe Foundation, the fellowship was created in 1981 and has supported just over 1,100 doctoral candidates, most of them now noted faculty at domestic and foreign institutions.


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