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With the debut of the College of Arts and Sciences’ new website, we also debut our new tag line: Synergy Unleashed. At Carolina, teaching, learning and research are transformative processes by which we invent a better future. There is synergy in pairing diverse and sometimes unexpected disciplines.
The German Academic Exchange Service has named senior Michelle Lucas a 2012-2013 Young Ambassador. The Young Ambassadors Program recognizes undergraduate students who have recently studied abroad or interned in Germany. At their home institutions, they promote studying in Germany, acting as a liaison for the organization also known as Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD). Lucas, a German studies and geographic … Continued
The annual Veterans Day ceremony at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will occur Nov. 12, the day after the Sunday holiday. The ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. at Hill Hall, 145 E. Cameron Ave. The public is invited to attend what is believed to be the only Veterans Day ceremony in Chapel Hill. Veterans will be … Continued
We have plenty of music, literature, drama and culture for you on the College’s November events calendar. Highlights and links below. Continuing through Nov. 11: PlayMakers presents Imaginary Invalid, ‘the funniest play ever written about the healthcare industry.’ $15-$50. Center for Dramatic Art. http://college.unc.edu/2012/10/10/playmakersinvalid/ Nov. 1: U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus will discuss Leadership in Service, for the 2012 Deil … Continued
This past July, Carolina alumnus Philip Morgan left Duke University’s Social Science Research Institute to become director of the Carolina Population Center (CPC). His research focuses on human fertility and factors that explain variations in fertility patterns across populations.
When graduate student Ali Halperin learned that the Frank Gallery in downtown Chapel Hill wanted to feature her art, she immediately thought about the undergraduates she teaches.
In partnership with the University’s Department of Music and the Institute for the Arts and Humanities, Carolina Performing Arts will host Reassessing the Rite: A Centennial Conference, a major scholarly contribution to The Rite of Spring at 100 October 25-28 at UNC.
We have plenty of music, film, drama and talks to entertain, enlighten and inform you during October. Please scroll through the highlights and links below from the College of Arts and Sciences calendar. Oct. 1: Professor Maria DeGuzman discusses her latest book, Buenes Noches, American Culture. Free to the public. 10 a.m. Pleasants Family Assembly Room, Wilson Library. http://go.unc.edu/Sr4a9 Oct. … Continued