East Asia News

Class of 1938 Awards Five UNC Students Travel Fellowships

May 13, 2009

Five University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill students have received UNC Class of 1938 travel fellowships for research abroad this summer. The students, who study in UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences, were chosen from a record 59 applicants who submitted proposals for projects outside the United States. Selection is based on the quality… Read more »

Twenty-two UNC Students to Study in Asia as Phillips Ambassadors

May 12, 2009

Twenty-two exceptional undergraduates from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have been selected as Phillips Ambassadors for summer and fall 2009 study abroad programs in Asia. The Phillips Ambassadors scholarship program is designed to broaden awareness of Asia on and off campus. The scholarship combines an award for study in Asia with an… Read more »

Global Health Update

Health and the practice of medicine have become global concerns. Although it sounds like a cliché, in an increasingly interconnected world, the health of people in nations halfway around the world affect its economy and political stability, which in turn has an impact on economic and security issues at home.We at UNC cannot hope to… Read more »

Carolina Performing Arts Unveils Its 2009-10 Season

March 24, 2009

Carolina Performing Arts at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill unveiled the lineup for its fifth season today (March 24), offering 38 performances by artists and ensembles from 14 countries between September 2009 and April 2010. Giving audiences a chance to “see the world,” Carolina Performing Arts will welcome artists from across the… Read more »

28 UNC Students Awarded Study Abroad Scholarships

February 20, 2009

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has awarded more than $80,000 in privately funded, need- and merit-based scholarships to 28 undergraduates for participation in study abroad programs this semester. Recipients represent majors including biology, journalism, economics, political science and German. They are studying in cities around the world, including Prague, Czech Republic; Jerusalem;… Read more »

LEARN NC Launches Digital Textbook of Mandarin Chinese

February 18, 2009

Many Americans know China for its Great Wall, built centuries ago to ward off foreign invaders. Today’s China is far more open, to the extent that North Carolina schools are scrambling to add Mandarin Chinese courses so students can communicate with the most populous nation on earth. To respond to the increased demand for Chinese… Read more »

Nine UNC Students to Study in Asia as Phillips Ambassadors

December 4, 2008

Nine undergraduates from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, representing eight academic majors, will study in Asia during the spring 2009 semester as Phillips Ambassadors. The students have been awarded scholarships for study in China, Singapore, India, Thailand, Vietnam and Korea. The Phillips Ambassadors program in UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences chooses… Read more »

Innovative Joint Undergraduate Degree Program Launches in Singapore

November 29, 2007

An innovative joint undergraduate degree program joining the academic strengths of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the National University of Singapore (NUS) will reach another milestone Monday (Feb. 26) in Singapore when the program officially launches for students from both universities. Top UNC officials are traveling to NUS for a ceremony… Read more »