Hurtado and Townsend Honored as “30 Under 30” in Education by Forbes

Hurtado and Townsend Honored as “30 Under 30” in Education by Forbes

Ricky Hurtado and Elaine Townsend Utin have been named as Forbes “30 Under 30 Education” honorees for 2018. Honorees are recognized primarily for using innovative methods to open up access to quality education to new and often underserved groups. Hurtado and Utin are co-executive directors of the NC Scholar’s Latinx Initiative (N.C. Sli), a project of the Center for Global Initiatives.
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UNC Ranks 17th among US Universities for Study Abroad for 2015-16

UNC Ranks 17th among US Universities for Study Abroad for 2015-16

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ranks 17th among all U.S. higher education institutions for the number of students earning credit for study abroad, according to the Institute of International Education’s (IIE) 2017 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange.
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UNC Awards $648,234 in Study Abroad Support to 182 Students

UNC Awards $648,234 in Study Abroad Support to 182 Students

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has provided $648,234 in scholarships, fellowships and program support to 182 undergraduate students pursuing study abroad programs in Spring, Summer and Fall 2017, and yearlong programs during the 2017-18 academic year.
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Satish Gopal, Cancer Program Director for UNC Project-Malawi, to Deliver Winter Commencement Address

Satish Gopal, Cancer Program Director for UNC Project-Malawi, to Deliver Winter Commencement Address

Satish Gopal, innovative cancer researcher on the forefront of cancer treatment in Malawi, Africa, will be the featured speaker at the Winter Commencement ceremony. Gopal is a member of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and works to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer in one of the most resource-limited settings in the world.
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UNC Receives Grant to Examine Human Health Costs of Economic Development in the Galápagos Islands

UNC Receives Grant to Examine Human Health Costs of Economic Development in the Galápagos Islands

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently awarded a two-year grant to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to examine the effects of changing environments on human health in the Galápagos, Ecuador. The principal investigator is Amanda Thompson, who holds dual appointments in the Gillings School of Global Public Health and the College of Arts and Sciences.
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