North America News

World Music Festival Set for April 13-18

March 30, 2009

“Sounds of Globalism,” a free public world music festival, will be held April 13-18 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The festival will be at the FedEx Global Education Center, at the corner of Pittsboro and McCauley streets, on April 13 and April 16, and in Gerrard Hall on Cameron Avenue on… Read more »

Deborah Weissman

Addressing the Changing Face of the United States

March 27, 2009

With immigration continuing to remain one of the most pertinent issues facing the United States today, it is not surprising that the Immigration/Human Rights Policy Clinic at UNC Law is in high demand among law students. Since its conception in 2004, the clinic has expanded from one semester to a full-year course, with students working… Read more »

UNC’s Yorke Wins Rhodes Scholarship

December 1, 2008

Elisabeth “Lisette” Yorke has conducted AIDS research in Thailand and Cambodia, been inducted into Phi Beta Kappa and started a women’s ice hockey club. Now, these and other accomplishments, both academic and extracurricular, have led to a Rhodes Scholarship for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill senior. Saturday, (Nov. 29), she was one… Read more »

Aisha Ihab Saad

UNC’s Saad Wins Rhodes Scholarship

November 23, 2008

Aisha Ihab Saad of Cary has trekked the Amazon region, hiked the Rockies and the Himalayas and climbed a volcano in Peru. Now, these and other accomplishments, both academic and extracurricular, have helped boost the senior at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to the ultimate summit for college students. Saturday (Nov. 21),… Read more »