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UNC Hosts Delegation from the National University of Singapore

October 17, 2014

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill hosted a delegation from the National University of Singapore (NUS) Sept. 21 to 24, 2014. The visit strengthened the 12 year partnership between the two institutions, which began in 2003. Four hundred UNC students have been able to study in Singapore as a result of this partnership,… Read more »

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Turvey Lectures at 19th Congress of the European Association of Craniomaxillofacial Surgeons

October 17, 2014

Timothy A. Turvey, chair of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, was among those featured as invited speakers and workshop leaders at the recent 19th Congress of the European Association of Craniomaxillofacial Surgeons. The meeting occurred September 23-26, 2014 in Prague, Czech Republic. The highlight… Read more »

Graduate student Amanda Tickner and GIS librarian Philip McDaniel look at images of sea life from the Galapagos Islands using the Liquid Galaxy display in Davis Library. The immersive high-definition installation, which is part of the Library's Research Hub, displays Google Earth images and data linked to Google Earth. Photo by Dan Sears.

Liquid Galaxy Puts Davis Library on the Map

October 17, 2014

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill students who want to visit the Great Barrier Reef, the Louvre or even the moon can now do so without leaving campus. Thanks to a new Liquid Galaxy display system on the second floor of Davis Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, visitors can call… Read more »

Katie Bowler Young, Steve Matson, Tayyeb Shah, Jonathan Hartlyn, Chris Payne, and Bob Miles.

UNC Hosts Delegation from King’s College London

October 17, 2014

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill welcomed Tayyeb Shah, director of international for King’s College London, for his first visit to Chapel Hill on Sept. 9, 2014. Shah was joined by Chris Payne, head of the King’s USA Office. Their visit follows Chancellor Folt’s visit to King’s in March to formally extend the… Read more »

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UNC Global and Area Studies Centers Awarded $9.1 Million in Federal Education Grants

October 15, 2014

Six global and area studies centers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will receive approximately $9.1 million in competitive federal Title VI grants over the next four years. Through two programs administered by the U.S. Department of Education, UNC has been awarded approximately $1.14 million for National Resource Centers (NRC) and $1.14 million for Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) scholarships for 2014-2015.

NC Governor Patrick McCrory (left) and Chancellor Carol Folt (right) look on as Lt. Gen Patricia Horoho, BSN ’82, accepts the Distinguished Alumna award from Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost James W. Dean Jr.

Army Surgeon General Patricia D. Horoho Receives Distinguished Alumna Award

October 13, 2014

On University Day, Army Surgeon General and Commanding General of the US Army Medical Command Patricia D. Horoho, BSN ’82, received the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Distinguished Alumna Award. “For generations, UNC’s grads have gone on to become influential leaders,” she said. “My fellow award recipients Jim Hunt, Sandy McNally, Wade Smith and James… Read more »

Taffye Benson Clayton (far right), associate vice chancellor for Diversity and Multicultural Affairs and the University’s chief diversity officer, talks with attendees at the Diversity and Student Success program event.

Providing Support, Creating Community

October 13, 2014

When John Paul Balmonte attends an oceanography conference or goes on fieldwork expeditions, he often feels somewhat isolated. Balmonte, a second-year doctoral student in the marine sciences department at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is Filipino. “I definitely feel like I am alone, in terms of the color of my skin and my… Read more »