Daira Melendez ’15 Shares Path to Citizenship at Naturalization Ceremony
Most seniors only hope to collect one piece of paper this time of year. But Daira Belen Melendez was determined to get two: her diploma and her certificate of U.S. citizenship. “One of my goals was to get my citizenship before I graduated,” said Melendez, a Chilean immigrant who became a U.S. citizen just two months ago. “I get to celebrate two things now.”
Carolina, GSK Announce Novel Partnership to Accelerate Search for HIV Cure
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a leading global public research university with significant expertise in HIV basic and clinical research, and GSK, a global, research-based pharmaceutical and healthcare company with a legacy of success in developing treatments for HIV, today announced the creation of the dedicated HIV Cure center and a jointly...
‘State of the Plate: Food and the Local/Global Nexus’ Addresses Issues of Poverty, Health and Globalization
The ninth and latest iteration of the annual Navigating the Global American South conference, “State of the Plate: Food and the Local/Global Nexus,” was held in the FedEx Global Education Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill from March 27-28, 2015. This was the first conference in the series to examine food in the global American South.
Sixteen Undergraduates Selected as UNC Phillips Ambassadors for Study Abroad in Asia
Fifteen undergraduates from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and one Duke University undergraduate have been selected as Phillips Ambassadors for Summer and Fall 2015 study abroad programs in Asia. Undergraduate scholarship recipients will study in China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Singapore and South Korea. One history doctoral candidate was awarded a Phillips...