UNC Global and Area Studies Centers Awarded $9.1 Million in Federal Education Grants

UNC Global and Area Studies Centers Awarded $9.1 Million in Federal Education Grants

Six global and area studies centers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will receive approximately $9.1 million in competitive federal Title VI grants over the next four years. Through two programs administered by the U.S. Department of Education, UNC has been awarded approximately $1.14 million for National Resource Centers (NRC) and $1.14 million for Foreign Language and Area [...]
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Carolina Ranks 46th Among World’s Top 400 Research Universities

Carolina Ranks 46th Among World’s Top 400 Research Universities

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ranks 46th among the world’s top 400 research universities, according to the London-based Times Higher Education World University Rankings. The 2014-2015 ranking, released Oct. 1, is based on 13 separate performance indicators designed to capture the full range of university activities. Those indicators cover teaching, research, citations,... [...]
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How to Increase Health Care Enrollment for North Carolina’s Immigrants

How to Increase Health Care Enrollment for North Carolina’s Immigrants

Sixty-one percent of immigrants in North Carolina have no health insurance coverage, yet the average monthly premium for insurance available through the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) health insurance marketplace is within the price range many immigrants thought would be affordable for themselves or their families, according to a new report from the University of North Carolina... Read More

UNC-Chapel Hill, Wake County Schools, Burning Coal Theatre Recognize 25th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall

UNC-Chapel Hill, Wake County Schools, Burning Coal Theatre Recognize 25th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall

Mark the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall with the Iron Curtain Trilogy, a three-play cycle produced by Burning Coal Theatre Company in Raleigh. The plays, directed by Jerome Davis, run on the theater’s main stage Sept. 4-27. The Iron Curtain Trilogy, written by Tony-award winning British playwright David Edgar (also the... Read More

Helping Combat the Liberian Ebola Outbreak

Helping Combat the Liberian Ebola Outbreak

In assistant professor Steven King’s “Design and Development of Mobile Apps” course at the UNC School of Journalism and Mass Communication, students began the semester by brainstorming how to visually represent statistics of Liberia’s Ebola crisis. The result: ebolainliberia.org, a project requested by Liberia’s Minister of Information to help the country strategically contain the outbreak.
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