When people hear I’m a German professor, they ask me two questions: Do I have German relatives? Was I a military brat? The answer to both is “no.” People frequently assume that if an American decides to learn German, this must be for familial, functional or professional reasons. I began learning German as a 10-year-old living on the North Side … Continued
Two students from UNC-Chapel Hill were selected as recipients of the 2018 Carolina Blue Honors Fellowship to pursue unique and self-initiated summer internships built around international sports entrepreneurship.
UNC-Chapel Hill centers for the study of Africa, Asia, Europe, Russia and East Europe, Latin America and the Middle East present “Global Spotlight Week: Crises of Citizenship,” Feb. 17-24, 2018.
Johna Register-Mihalik is an assistant professor in the department of exercise and sport science within the UNC College of Arts & Sciences. She is also a faculty member of the Matthew Gfeller Sport-Related Traumatic Brain Injury Research Center and the Injury Prevention Research Center. Her research focuses on the prevention, education, consequences, and clinical management of recreation- and sport-related traumatic … Continued
PlayMakers Repertory Company, the professional theater in residence in UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences, presents The Christians by 2017 Tony-nominated playwright Lucas Hnath, in rotating repertory with the Molière classic Tartuffe (adapted by David Ball). The Christians runs Feb. 1 to March 10, and Tartuffe will be performed Feb. 3 to March 11. The rotating repertory is a PlayMakers’ … Continued
The Ambrose Akinmusire Quartet will headline the 41st annual Carolina Jazz Festival at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The festival takes place Feb. 15 and Feb. 23-24.
We spend a third of each day at work, many of us sitting at a desk or at a computer. This inactivity is so bad for us that some health experts have declared that “sitting is the new smoking.” If you’ve resolved to exercise more in 2018, check out these tips from Abbie Smith-Ryan, associate professor in the department of … Continued