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UNC Hosts Delegation from Universität Bremen

September 21, 2014

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill hosted a delegation from Universität Bremen, Germany, led by Yasemin Karakasoglu, vice rector for intercultural and international affairs on Sept. 8 and 9. Additional members of the delegation included Annette Lang, director of the Bremen International Office; Christian Peters, managing director of the Bremen International Graduate School… Read more »

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Matthews Honored for International Service by American Dental Association

September 18, 2014

Veronica Matthews, DDS Candidate 2015, was recently named a recipient of the American Dental Association‘s Certificate for International Volunteer Service. The certificate is awarded to select dental students and dentists who spent at least 14 days performing dental services in a foreign country. Of the 75 recipients, Matthews was one of only 10 dental students honored…. Read more »

Left to right: Gabriela Arandia, Krista Perreira and Leslie DeRosset, co-authors of the study, review materials on the Affordable Care Act.

How to Increase Health Care Enrollment for North Carolina’s Immigrants

September 17, 2014

Sixty-one percent of immigrants in North Carolina have no health insurance coverage, yet the average monthly premium for insurance available through the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) health insurance marketplace is within the price range many immigrants thought would be affordable for themselves or their families, according to a new report from the University of North Carolina… Read more »

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UNC Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15, 2014

Over the coming weeks, Carolina students, faculty, staff and community members will have the opportunity to join in the celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, which begins Sept. 15 and lasts through Oct. 15. Each year, UNC-Chapel Hill celebrates with events sponsored by multiple campus organizations, including the Carolina Hispanic Association, The Carolina Latina/o Collaborative, the Carolina Union… Read more »

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UNC Researchers Study Resistance to Common Anti-Malaria Drug in Sub-Saharan Africa

The spread of drug-resistant parasites in Southeast Asia could undermine artemisinin-based antimalarial therapies and imperil global malaria control. A consortium of investigators from nine endemic countries led by Jonathan Juliano, assistant professor of medicine at the UNC School of Medicine and adjunct professor of epidemiology at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, and… Read more »

Revolution The Iron Curtain in the Spotlight

UNC-Chapel Hill, Wake County Schools, Burning Coal Theatre Recognize 25th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall

September 13, 2014

Mark the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall with the Iron Curtain Trilogy, a three-play cycle produced by Burning Coal Theatre Company in Raleigh. The plays, directed by Jerome Davis, run on the theater’s main stage Sept. 4-27. The Iron Curtain Trilogy, written by Tony-award winning British playwright David Edgar (also the… Read more »

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Jaworski Begins as Diplomat in Residence in September 2014

September 13, 2014

Richard Jaworski, a senior foreign service officer who most recently completed an assignment at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, will begin a year of service in September as the diplomat in residence for the Southern Mid-Atlantic region of the U.S. Jaworski will be hosted by Duke University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel… Read more »

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Bowen Appreciative of Immersion Experience in China

September 12, 2014

Over the summer, Natasha Bowen became only the second faculty member at UNC’s School of Social Work to teach a three-week course at Renmin University’s International Summer School in Beijing, China. Bowen was selected to participate in the program, which brings scholars together from all over the world, thanks to encouragement and support from former School colleague, Shenyang… Read more »