University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine researcher Matt Collins will headline the May 18 Science Café at the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences in downtown Raleigh. Collins is an OIA Global Health Scholar and an Infectious Diseases Fellow in the lab of Aravinda de Silva, professor of immunology and microbiology at… Read more »
For many Nicaraguans, a diagnosis of a heart condition such as mitral valve stenosis – a debilitating complication that can be the end result of untreated strep throat – is grim news that offers little in the way of hope. “If patients have the money, they can travel to another country to receive care,” said… Read more »
On a warm morning in mid-October, Ecuador’s colorful capital, Quito, buzzes with activity. Throngs of people move through the market in the Mariscal, Yaraví music emanates from cars stuck in traffic, and street vendors sell fragrant salchipapas and empanadas to tourists and locals alike. The equatorial city basks in the abundant sunshine and crisp air of the Andes mountain range.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill welcomed five university administrators and officials from the Ministry of Education and Science in Ukraine who were participating in an Open World Program on academic integrity in higher education in April 2017. The delegation was able to explore the program’s theme from a variety of perspectives while… Read more »
UNC Global announces the 2016-2017 Global Partnership Award recipients. The awards program was launched in Fall 2013 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to help faculty, staff and students develop and sustain partnerships with international institutions, with preference given to proposals that include designated University strategic or emerging partners. There were 11… Read more »
More than a dozen students from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Media and Journalism swept the International Society for News Design’s Best of Student Design competition by winning the most first place, second place and overall awards of any other university. The competition is the top design contest for university students… Read more »
A participatory installation created by anthropology students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill examines the effects of four areas of inequality on children’s lives: consumer society, immigration, poverty and violence. The exhibit, open to the public, will be up through May 30 on the second and third floors of Alumni Hall. “Keep… Read more »
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill hosted a reception for more than 80 alumni and friends at Winston House in London on Wednesday, April 26. The reception was a prelude to the upcoming year of programming to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Winston House, UNC’s European hub in historic Bedford Square.
One by one, attendees of the Triangle Global Health Consortium’s awards ceremony stood from their chairs applauding and cheering for Margaret “Peggy” Bentley, who was honored as the 2017 Global Health Champion on Tuesday evening, May 2. Bentley, who is the founding board director of the Triangle Global Health Consortium, juggles many high level roles… Read more »
Elena N. Jacobs-Polanco, a sophomore at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and member of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina, has been recognized by the Udall Scholarship Foundation with an Honorable Mention. The Udall Foundation in Tucson, Arizona bestows the Udall Scholarship on students committed to careers in the environment or for… Read more »