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Wednesday December 8th

Swimming And Diving


Senior health policy and management major Takhona Hlatshwako has been named UNC’s 52nd Rhodes Scholar, allowing her a fully-funded one-year interdisciplinary master’s degree program in international health and tropical medicine at Oxford University.

UNC senior studying public health named University's 52nd Rhodes scholar

Takhona Hlatshwako will be participating in a fully funded one-year interdisciplinary master’s degree program in international health and tropical medicine at Oxford University.  Hlatshwako, originally from the Kingdom of Eswatini, formerly known as Swaziland, is the one of the first from her home country and the 33rd Morehead-Cain scholar to receive the Rhodes scholarship. 

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UNC Asian American Center Associate Director Krupal Amin poses for a portrait outside the AAC on Oct. 27.

Meet Krupal Amin, associate director of UNC's Asian American Center

In July, the UNC Asian American Center welcomed Krupal Amin as its associate director. Amin received her undergraduate degree in English and comparative literature from UNC. While she was at UNC-CH, Amin co-founded Tar Heel Raas, one of the University's South Asian dance teams. One of the long-term goals Amin wants to achieve is for the Center to underscore that the South is more than just a Black-white binary.

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