With ‘Internet in a Box’ at 1,000 Sites Worldwide, WiderNet Launches New ‘Pocket Library’ Phase

With ‘Internet in a Box’ at 1,000 Sites Worldwide, WiderNet Launches New ‘Pocket Library’ Phase

Although there are more donkeys than vehicles on Lamu Island, and no internet access, the ancient Swahili settlement off the coast of Kenya has fast access to Wikipedia and millions of other documents thanks to a pioneering worldwide project directed from Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Cliff Missen, WiderNet project director and associate professor in the... Read More

Reynolds Co-authors ‘Definitive Account’ of Arab Spring

Reynolds Co-authors ‘Definitive Account’ of Arab Spring

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill political science professor Andrew Reynolds has co-authored a book exploring the Arab Spring, a series of pro-democracy uprisings throughout the Arab world in 2011 and 2012. The Arab Spring: Pathways of Repression and Reform (Oxford University Press, 2015) offers explanations for why regime change took place in only... Read More

Global Research Institute Issues Call for Research Clusters for Food Theme, 2015-2016

Global Research Institute Issues Call for Research Clusters for Food Theme, 2015-2016

The Global Research Institute at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is seeking proposals from UNC-Chapel Hill-based research groups working on topics related to its two-year research theme, “Feeding a Hungry World: Food Security in the 21st Century.” Research award support is being provided by the Office of the Provost and the Chancellor’s... Read More

UNC Joins Forces with World’s Premier Pharmacy Schools in Landmark Alliance

UNC Joins Forces with World’s Premier Pharmacy Schools in Landmark Alliance

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is joining forces with two of the world’s premier universities to advance research, education and practice in pharmacy and the pharmaceutical sciences. The newly minted PharmAlliance brings together the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy and the pharmacy programs at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, and University College London in... Read More

UNC-Chapel Hill Ranks in Top 10 for Student Fulbright Awards

UNC-Chapel Hill Ranks in Top 10 for Student Fulbright Awards

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill tied for 3rd among public research universities with the most students and recent graduates receiving Fulbright awards for 2014-2015. UNC is ranked 10th nationally among all research universities on the Fulbright U.S. Student Program list. Reported recently in The Chronicle of Higher Education, UNC and Rutgers University... Read More

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