Western Europe / European Union News

Carolina Choir to Collaborate with European Orchestra

October 28, 2009

The 80-student Carolina Choir at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will perform Nov. 11 with one of Europe’s leading orchestras: the Bruckner Orchestra Linz. Carolina Performing Arts at UNC fostered the pairing and will present the concert at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall. Bruckner Orchestra Linz will begin the program with “Symphonic… Read more »

World-Class Ensemble to Go For Baroque

October 7, 2009

The internationally known ensemble Tragicomedia will perform a concert of Baroque music Oct. 15 at UNC-Chapel Hill. Tragicomedia will perform at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall as part of “Music on the Hill,” a festival of concerts that is a collaboration between Carolina Performing Arts and the department of music in the College of Arts… Read more »

Talbert to Speak on Rome and Creative Cartography

October 5, 2009

UNC professor Richard Talbert will speak on “Rome and the Power of Creative Cartography, A.D. 300-1500” at 4 p.m. Oct. 18 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The free public talk by Talbert, Ph.D., distinguished professor of history and adjunct professor of classics, will be in the auditorium of the Tate-Turner-Kuralt Building… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »