At its most recent annual meeting, the Society for Ethnomusicology awarded the Alan Merriam Prize to UNC’s Chérie Rivers Ndaliko, an assistant professor in the Department of Music.
At the most recent annual conference of the American Musicological Society, in Rochester, NY, UNC Music Assistant Professor Andrea Bohlman received the Alfred Einstein Award for Outstanding Article in Musicology.
Alexander Peeples, a UNC-Chapel Hill senior, and Shauna Rust, a 2016 graduate, have been named recipients of the George J. Mitchell Scholarship, which supports graduate studies in Ireland.
President Carlos Montúfar of the Universidad San Francisco de Quito in Ecuador visited UNC-Chapel Hill from Nov. 6 to 8 to join Chancellor Carol L. Folt in reaffirming their commitment to the UNC-USFQ partnership and to the institutions’ collaborative activities in the Galápagos Islands.
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 Carolina’s Study Abroad Program.
Carolina may be the oldest public university in the nation, but its 224 years are just a sliver of the history of this area. Now, the University prepares to tell the story of the first people who lived here.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Board of Trustees presented its highest honor, the William Richardson Davie Award, to four alumni in recognition of their “dedication, commitment, loyalty and service.” Three of the recipients are alumni of the College of Arts and Sciences.