UNC Area Studies Centers Host Global Spotlight Week on Crises of Citizenship, Feb. 17-24

UNC Area Studies Centers Host Global Spotlight Week on Crises of Citizenship, Feb. 17-24

UNC 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. The week’s art exhibit, films, concert, lectures and panels will highlight critical approaches to the contested issue of citizenship, exploring experiences of migration and belonging across world regions.
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UNC Seeks Clothing for Children in Puerto Rico

UNC Seeks Clothing for Children in Puerto Rico

The Center for Global Initiatives, Institute for the Study of the Americas and Department of Romance Studies join Brandy Arellano and Ayashe Ramey to bring support to Puerto Rico during Spring Break, with a group of students from the Center for Global Initiatives. They are collecting new and lightly used children’s clothing for every age and any size.
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Jaff Proposes Strategies to Reduce Traffic-Related Deaths, Injuries in Kurdistan Region of Iraq

Jaff Proposes Strategies to Reduce Traffic-Related Deaths, Injuries in Kurdistan Region of Iraq

Dilshad Jaff, program coordinator for solutions to complex emergencies in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health’s Research, Innovation and Global Solutions office, has analyzed road traffic accidents in the Kurdistan region of Iraq and proposed strategies that can diminish the financial and human toll associated with this public health issue.
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MEASURE Evaluation Project Receives UNC’s Largest-Ever Award: $232 Million for Social Science Research

MEASURE Evaluation Project Receives UNC’s Largest-Ever Award: $232 Million for Social Science Research

One of the largest research awards made to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill just got bigger, making MEASURE Evaluation not only UNC’s largest project in global health, but the largest single award the university has ever received, at $231.9 million.
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Medical Students Learn about Health Care Delivery Around the World

Medical Students Learn about Health Care Delivery Around the World

Since 2009, over 500 medical students have traveled to communities around the world to complete global health electives and gain a deeper understanding of global healthcare through the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine’s Office of International Activities (OIA).
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