A Place to Grow for Burmese Refugees

A Place to Grow for Burmese Refugees

Dark clouds loomed over the Transplanting Traditions Community Farm on a recent evening, threatening to rain on a midsummer potluck dinner. But underneath the tin roof of the farm’s largest building, everyone was dry and happy, eating at picnic tables and talking in English and Karen. Like the roof covering the diners, the Triangle has... Read More

Now Accepting Submissions for the 17th Annual Carolina Global Photography Competition

Now Accepting Submissions for the 17th Annual Carolina Global Photography Competition

The submission period has opened for the 17th annual Carolina Global Photography Competition. This amateur competition is open to all students, faculty, alumni and staff of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and it showcases Carolina’s global activity, educational opportunities, research and service work. The competition closes September 30, 2016. Each photographer may... Read More

Two Universities, Two Continents, One Life-Saving Goal to End Eating Disorders

Two Universities, Two Continents, One Life-Saving Goal to End Eating Disorders

Carolina and Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden, have similar-sounding names, but that’s not the only thing they share. Both institutions are working to save lives through research to unlock the mysteries behind eating disorders. The research is led by Cynthia Bulik, Distinguished Professor of Eating Disorders at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill,... Read More

Carolina for Kibera Co-Founder Barcott Awarded Honorary Degree from Dartmouth University

Carolina for Kibera Co-Founder Barcott Awarded Honorary Degree from Dartmouth University

Rye Barcott ’01 has been awarded an honorary degree by Dartmouth University at their June 12, 2016, commencement exercises in Hanover, New Hampshire. While an undergraduate at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Barcott co-founded Carolina for Kibera, a non-governmental organization that seeks to develop leaders, catalyze positive change and alleviate poverty in... Read More

Smith to Lead Groundbreaking Global Health and Development Research in Brazil

Smith to Lead Groundbreaking Global Health and Development Research in Brazil

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health announced today that one of its faculty members is a principal investigator for a Grand Challenges Explorations Grant, an initiative funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Jennifer S. Smith, director of the Cervical Cancer-Free Coalition at UNC Gillings, associate professor of epidemiology,... [...]
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