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Cardiologists from UNC Provide Care in Nicaragua

May 11, 2017

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 »

Ruiz Studies South American Volcano Cotopaxi

May 11, 2017

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.

UNC Hosts Open World Program from Ukraine

May 10, 2017

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 2016-17 Global Partnership Award Recipients

May 9, 2017

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 »

UNC Hosts Reception for Alumni and Friends at Winston House in London

May 2, 2017

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.

UNC Student Receives Honorable Mention from Udall Foundation

May 2, 2017

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 »