South Asia News

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 »

Deshpande Foundation Funds Students’ Public Health Efforts in India

Two teams of students from the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health have been selected by the Deshpande Foundation’s Innovators Program to lead projects in India this summer that address pressing public health needs in sanitation and reproductive health. Founded in 1996 by Gururaj (Desh) and Jaishree Deshpande, of Andover, Mass., the Foundation funds… Read more »

UNC to Host Greg Mortenson, Author of “Three Cups of Tea”

March 30, 2009

GREG MORTENSON co-author of #1 New York Times Bestseller Three Cups of Tea: One Man’s Mission to Promote Peace…One School at a Time 7 PM Public Lecture with reception to follow Doors open 6 PM Carolina Student Union, Great Hall ticket required Greg Mortenson is the co-founder of nonprofit Central Asia Institute, founder of Pennies For Peace, and co-author of… 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 »

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 »