Southeast Asia News
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been nationally and internationally recognized by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education’s Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System and the University of Indonesia’s Green Metric for its work in promoting and maintaining sustainable practices. AASHE STARS is a nationally recognized, comprehensive campus sustainability rating system that enables… Read more »
A new report by a professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill documents a continuing decline in the number of Muslim-Americans associated with violent extremism in 2017. The total for the first year of the Trump administration continued a downward trend that was visible in the final year of the Obama administration. The report,… Read more »
Ninety high school students across North Carolina participated in the third annual Learning through Languages High School Research Symposium, sponsored by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University on Dec. 13, 2017. This year’s symposium was the marquee event for the North Carolina Diplomatic Corps’ statewide Day of Multilingualism.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University will host the third annual Learning Through Languages Research Symposium at the FedEx Global Education Center at UNC on Dec. 13 from 10:45 to 2:30. The symposium will be the marquee event for the North Carolina Consular Corps’ inaugural statewide Day of Multilingualism, which focuses on the value of lifelong language learning.
Nine undergraduates from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have been selected as Phillips Ambassadors for spring 2018 study abroad programs in Asia. Two scholarship recipients will study in Japan, two in South Korea, one in Cambodia, one in China, one in Hong Kong, one in Singapore and one in Thailand. The Phillips… Read more »
The next generation of leaders need to explore the world beyond their own borders, says Rick Ely ’03 MBA, an executive at Johnson & Johnson. The journey can begin, as it did for him, at business school. Students should take advantage of opportunities to learn, change and test their limits, Ely says. “You will get… Read more »
Bob Miles traveled a great distance 17 years ago when he left the University of Glasgow in Scotland where he was a sociology professor to become the first full-time director of the Study Abroad Program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Under his leadership, the program has come a long way, too…. Read more »
Larry Chavis is the essence of what it means to be a teacher – a passion for guiding young minds and serving the community. Teaching was a calling, says Chavis, a strategy and entrepreneurship professor at the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. A Lumbee Tribe member, he grew… Read more »