Family Creates New Endowment
Seymour M. Levin, ’48 and Carol Cole Levin of Greensboro, N.C., have recently expanded their support of the Center by establishing a new faculty endowed chair in Jewish Studies.
Faculty Research Advances the Field of Jewish Studies
The research efforts of the Center’s faculty benefit scholars worldwide and advance the field of Jewish Studies. They also enhance teaching efforts at Carolina, expose graduate students and undergraduates to new intellectual ideas, and position the university as a major center for Jewish Studies.
Graduate Student Profile:
Working with Professor Jonathan Boyarin, Gindi’s scholarly focus is on American Judaism and Jewish culture
From the Director's Desk:
Jewish Studies is thriving thanks to donor support.
Faculty Course Development Awards
Several faculty members were awarded course development grants to create new Jewish Studies courses or add Jewish Studies content into existing courses in the College of Arts and Sciences. The awards also will allow the university to add Jewish Studies courses to meet student demand.
Undergraduate Research Awards
T. Fielder Valone, Jr., class of 2011, is the first recipient of the Elsie Kaplan“Mother” Shapiro ZBT Undergraduate Research and Travel grant in Jewish Studies and Joseph “Trey” Meeks, class of 2010, received an undergraduate research award from the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies and the Department of Religious Studies.