Southeast Asia News


May 28, 2009

I am no longer Sean McKeithan. I am Ngawang Jamtsho. I have been renamed. My new name means “huge, never-ending lake, extending to eternity.” In my previous life I was a reindeer, and there is a chance that in my next life I will be a bird. That is, in my opinion, a rather unappealing… Read more »

Exploring Higher Education on a Global Scale

March 6, 2009

Chosen from a competitive applicant pool of 103 candidates from 67 colleges and universities nationwide, Tarrant was selected in spring 2008 for the distinguished Luce Scholars Program. As one of 18 recipients, Tarrant has spent the past six months living and working in Singapore. With its primary focus on providing young leaders with an experiential… 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 »