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UNC Researcher Among Top 100 African-American Leaders List

November 10, 2009

Adaora Adimora, M.D., professor of medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and clinical professor of epidemiology in the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, has been selected by “The Root” magazine as one of the top 100 African-American leaders. “The Root,”edited by Henry Louis Gates Jr., Ph.D.,… Read more »

Cuban Bookmaking Coop is Topic of Nov. 18 Talk

November 9, 2009

Linda Howe of Wake Forest University will discuss the Cuban bookmaking cooperative Ediciones Vigía on Nov. 18 in the Wilson Special Collections Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The free public program, “Dreams and Creativity: Cuban Artists’ Books and Prints, 1985-2009,” will begin at 5 p.m. For program information, contact Liza… Read more »

Inc. Entrepreneur of the Year Ping Fu to Tell Her Story Nov. 19

November 9, 2009

Entrepreneur Ping Fu will share her personal journey from a Chinese prison to a Research Triangle Park technology company at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on Nov. 19. Her address, “The Story of an Entrepreneur,” is part of the celebration of Global Entrepreneur Week (Nov. 15-21) hosted by the Carolina Entrepreneurial Initiative… Read more »

Building Leadership for New Democracy

November 6, 2009

Faculty members from the School of Government have helped members of Fort Bragg’s 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, accomplish their mission in Iraq. The team from the 3rd Brigade was charged with responsibility not only for military and security matters, but also for providing leadership and assistance to Baghdad officials in helping stabilize… Read more »

Budding Journalists Need International Perspectives

October 30, 2009

The UNC School of Journalism and Mass Communication grasps the importance of an international education for young journalists. The school consistently ranks at the top among U.S. journalism schools, but in this era of international competition, that isn’t good enough anymore. “You look at the Kenan-Flagler Business School and there are people from all over… Read more »

Global Health Update

In 2000 the United Nations Security Council made history when, for the first time, it took on a health issue:  HIV/AIDS.  AIDS kills an estimated 2 million people every year (UNAIDS).  The pandemic has had a greater global impact than any other health concern in recent memory.  The UN Security Council declared that “the spread… Read more »

Carolina Choir to Collaborate with European Orchestra

October 28, 2009

The 80-student Carolina Choir at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will perform Nov. 11 with one of Europe’s leading orchestras: the Bruckner Orchestra Linz. Carolina Performing Arts at UNC fostered the pairing and will present the concert at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall. Bruckner Orchestra Linz will begin the program with “Symphonic… Read more »

German-born Experimental Artist to Speak Nov. 17

October 28, 2009

Oliver Herring, an experimental artist whose works include knitted Mylar, participatory performances, video and Styrofoam photo sculptures, will discuss his work Nov. 17 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Herring, the spring 2010 artist-in-residence in the art department in UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences, will deliver a free public lecture at… Read more »