Professor Eunice Sahle will become chair of the department of African and Afro-American studies in UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences, effective Jan. 1, 2012.
About 80 ROTC cadets and midshipmen will assemble in dress uniforms at 11 a.m. Friday (Nov. 11) for the annual Veterans Day ceremony at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Veterans and town spokespeople believe that UNC’s is the only Veterans Day ceremony in Chapel Hill. The public is invited. Veterans will be asked to stand and be … Continued
NOTE: LOCATION HAS BEEN MOVED TO FED EX GLOBAL EDUCATION CENTER. Seven experts on democratization and the Arab world will participate in a panel discussion on the Arab Spring at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 18 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The free public program will be in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium at the FedEx Global Education Center, … Continued
“From the Renaissance to the Modern World: A Symposium in Honor of John Headley” is the title of free public programs Friday and Saturday (Nov. 11, 12) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The symposium honors John Headley, professor emeritus of history, who taught at UNC for 47 years until his recent retirement. Experts from far and … Continued
Lloyd Kramer, Ph.D., professor and chair of the history department at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will read from his new book in the Bull’s Head Bookshop at 3:30 p.m. Nov. 10. The shop is in the UNC Student Stores off South Road; the reading will be free to the public. The book, “Nationalism in Europe and … Continued
Three undergraduate students in UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences are among six selected by social change organization Frontline Solutions for fellowships this summer. Micah Gilmer, a partner in Frontline Solutions and the social entrepreneur in residence in the department of public policy, helped to spearhead the program. The Hilliard P. Jenkins (HPJ) Undergraduate Fellowship Program, now in its second year, … Continued
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Center for European Studies, one of 10 centers nationwide to have received the designation of EU Center of Excellence from the European Union, has been awarded funding of 424,855 euros (approximately $570,000) by the European Union for research and activities from 2011 to 2014. “The grant to UNC comes in response to the … Continued