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2014 Carolina Global Photo Competition first place photo by Xiaofei Wang

Carolina Global Photography Competition: Submission Deadline Sept. 30

July 22, 2014

Now is the time to submit photos to the 15th annual amateur Carolina Global Photography Competition hosted by the Center for Global Initiatives, International Student and Scholar Services, the Study Abroad Office and Global Relations. The competition, which is open to all students, faculty, alumni and staff of the University of North Carolina at Chapel… Read more »

Harsha Thirumurthy

Food Vouchers Improve Rates of Medical Circumcision for HIV Prevention in Kenya

Medical male circumcision has been shown to be an effective intervention for preventing HIV in sub-Saharan Africa. Now, a University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researcher has led a team in discovering that small financial incentives can dramatically increase participation in programs that encourage men to seek circumcision. Harsha Thirumurthy, assistant professor of health… Read more »

UNC Chancellor Carol L. Folt, associate professor of journalism Paul Cuadros and Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost James W. Dean Jr. pose with the cast and producers of "Los Jets."

Documentary Series “Los Jets” Premieres on NUVOtv July 16

July 14, 2014

“Los Jets,” a six-part television documentary series about the Siler City, North Carolina, Jordan-Matthews High School soccer team, makes its television debut at 10 p.m. EDT on NUVOtv on July 16. The series is the outgrowth of the 2006 book “A Home on the Field: How One Championship Team Inspires Hope for the Revival of Small Town America” by Paul… Read more »

kenan flagler GIE - China

Global Immersion Electives Support Undergrad Business Education

An increasingly important part of undergraduate business education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Kenan-Flagler Business School is hands-on learning experience outside of the U.S. The experiences and knowledge that students gain help them stand out in a competitive job market, and develop the tools to successfully navigate the global workplace. Immersive, global studies… Read more »

Natalia Gouskova

Student Wins Best Poster Award at UK Conference

Natalia Gouskova, doctoral candidate in biostatistics at the Gillings School of Global Public Health, received a “Best Poster” award at the Statistical Analysis of Multi-Outcome Data workshop, held June 30-July 1, at the University of Cambridge. The winning poster was based on the paper, “Viral Suppression in HIV Studies: Combining Times to Suppression and Rebound,” authored by… Read more »

Mimi Chapman in China

Chapman Wins Award for China Research

July 10, 2014

Associate professor of social work Mimi Chapman was selected as the winner of the 2014-15 China Urbanization Research Proposal Competition by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Center for Urban and Regional Studies for her proposal, “The Well-Being of Migrant Youth in China: The Potential for an Assets Building Approach to Increasing Adolescent Well-Being.”… Read more »