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UNC Hosts Second Annual Europe Week

The Center for European Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will host the second annual Europe Week from March 27 to April 7 in the FedEx Global Education Center. Europe Week will include two film screenings, a photo exhibition, food tastings and a coffee hour, as well as lectures and panel… Read more »

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UNC Global Hosts Naturalization Ceremony for US Citizenship

March 20, 2017

On March 24, 2017, UNC Global, in conjunction with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), will host a naturalization ceremony recognizing nearly 60 of North Carolina’s new candidates for U.S. citizenship. The ceremony will take place at 10:30 a.m. in the Nelson Mandela auditorium at the FedEx Global Education Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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UNC Researchers Make Discovery that Could Increase Plant Yield in Wake of Looming Phosphate Shortage

Scientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have pinpointed a key genetic switch that helps soil bacteria living on and inside a plant’s roots harvest a vital nutrient with limited global supply. The nutrient, phosphate, makes it to the plant’s roots, helping the plant increase its yield. The work, published in the… Read more »

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Carolina Center for Jewish Studies Hosts Jewish Food in the Global South Symposium

March 17, 2017

The Carolina Center for Jewish Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill hosted the Jewish Food in the Global South symposium March 4-5. The symposium included presentations by Jewish foodways, culinary critics, scholars, James Beard award-winning chefs and more. Panel discussions and examinations of specific ingredients explored what it means to consider… Read more »

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New Survey Will Determine Whether and How Zika Affects Plans for US Travelers

Researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and RTI International will collaborate to determine whether and how Zika virus is affecting plans for U.S. travelers. Co-principal investigators of the effort are Jim Herrington, executive director of the Gillings Global Gateway® and UNC professor of the practice of health behavior, and Linda Squiers,… Read more »

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Collaboration with the Universidad Autonόma de Tamaulipas School of Nursing Leads to Mentorship and Grant Proposals

March 15, 2017

Diane Berry recently returned from another productive trip to The Universidad Autonόma de Tamaulipas School of Nursing, Tampico, Tamaulipas, México where she continued a collaboration begun in 2009 and renewed in 2016 that has strengthened the tripartite mission of research, teaching and service of both schools. Berry has worked closely with the Directora M.C.E. Dra…. Read more »

Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, a two-time Carolina graduate, is the National Security Adviser. Photo credit: U.S. Army.

National Security Adviser a Two-Time Carolina Graduate

March 14, 2017

H.R. McMaster, a two-time graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the lieutenant general President Donald Trump has chosen to be national security adviser, often has been described as a scholar-warrior, earning his hard-charging reputation on the battlefield and on the best-seller list. The New York Times, The Washington Post and other national… Read more »