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Student Publishes ‘Chronicles of Peace’ Interviews with Duke-UNC Rotary Peace Fellows

May 26, 2016

Gabriel Maisonnave ’17, a master’s student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Media and Journalism and a Duke-UNC Rotary Peace Fellow, produced “Chronicles of Peace,” a series of short audio interviews with Rotary Peace Fellows. Maisonnave earned his bachelor’s in international relations from the Universidad del Salvador in Buenos Aires…. Read more »


Popkin Discusses Obesity and Sugar Taxes in the US and Abroad

May 25, 2016

Barry M. Popkin, W. R. Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor of nutrition at the University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health, discusses the increase of obesity in the United States and how sugar taxes may be crucial in the fight against the health concern. Join us every other Wednesday for the University’s new… Read more »

Donald J. Raleigh (left) receiving the Faculty Award for Excellence in Doctoral Mentoring from Graduate School Dean Steve Matson.

History Professor Receives 2016 Faculty Award for Excellence in Doctoral Mentoring

Donald J. Raleigh, the Jay Richard Judson distinguished professor of history at UNC-Chapel Hill, has received the 2016 Faculty Award for Excellence in Doctoral Mentoring. The Graduate School presents the annual award to a faculty member who has: encouraged graduate students to establish their own records of scholarly activity, provided a supportive environment that brings… Read more »

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UNC Signs MOU with Delegation from Beijing Jiaotong University

May 23, 2016

A delegation from Beijing Jiaotong University (BJTU) visited the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on May 9 to sign a Memorandum of Understanding and to explore new opportunities for collaboration. A Chinese national university supported by the Ministry of Education, the China Railway Corporation and Beijing Municipal Government, BJTU has been closely connected… Read more »


Robertson Scholars Leadership Program Announces Class of 2020

May 20, 2016

Thirty high school graduates have accepted invitations to become Robertson Scholars, receiving merit scholarships to attend either the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill or Duke University. The Robertson Scholars Leadership Program’s financial benefits include full tuition, room and board and mandatory fees for four years of undergraduate study, in addition to three summers… Read more »

One of the most important figures in contemporary Iranian music, master composer, instrumentalist, conductor, researcher and teacher Hossein Alizadeh will perform new interpretations of classical Persian music.

Carolina Performing Arts Announces 2016-2017 Season Line-Up

Carolina Performing Arts (CPA) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will present 46 performances by internationally renowned artists for its twelfth season. Highlights for the 2016-2017 season include two festivals: “Sacred/Secular: A Sufi Journey” and “Glass at 80,” along with CPA’s most extensive visiting orchestras series to date, featuring the Chapel Hill… Read more »

Tiffany Cox

Alumna Selected for Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship

May 18, 2016

Tiffany Cox, a 2016 alumna of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been selected for the distinguished Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship. Through its undergraduate and graduate fellowships, the program aims to prepare individuals pursuing graduate studies for a career in the U.S. Department of State Foreign Service. This year, 10… Read more »

Patients being cared for at Kamuzu Central Hospital in Malawi.

UNC and P&G to Provide First Analysis of Environmental Health in Malawi Hospitals

Millions of Malawians seek medical care in the country’s health care facilities each year. Yet, an analysis of the environmental health status in these facilities has never been performed. This summer, baseline measurements will be collected thanks to a partnership between the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Procter & Gamble (P&G) through… Read more »

Francesca Dillman Carpentier

Carpentier Receives Research Grant for Work on Unhealthy Food Consumption in Chile

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Media and Journalism Associate Professor Francesca Dillman Carpentier received one of six faculty research grants for her work in unhealthy food consumption in Chile. The UNC Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases awarded the Explorations in Global Health grants to foster the development of research partnerships and projects in global… Read more »