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MBAs Second in International Tech Strategy Business Case Competition

April 9, 2008

An MBA team earned second in an international tech strategy business case competition. The team — including Jason Dean, Marc Nichol, Sumit Goyal and Varun Parmar (all MBA ’09) — won a $15,000 award. The 24-hour case analysis invitational featured eight international teams and eight U.S. teams reputed to be among the best in combined… Read more »

UNC and Peking University Join Hands to Tackle Common Health Crises

February 9, 2008

This rising East Asian economy—already one of the world’s largest—is approaching a standard of living enjoyed by developed nations. And with this prosperity have come health care challenges similar to those we face in the United States. Cardiovascular disease, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), tobacco control, and health care reform were on the minds of Chinese… Read more »

Innovative Joint Undergraduate Degree Program Launches in Singapore

November 29, 2007

An innovative joint undergraduate degree program joining the academic strengths of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the National University of Singapore (NUS) will reach another milestone Monday (Feb. 26) in Singapore when the program officially launches for students from both universities. Top UNC officials are traveling to NUS for a ceremony… Read more »

Guthridge, Harrington, Kitchen, Schwab Honored for Service to UNC

May 15, 2007

Local angles: Chapel Hill, Charlotte, Rocky Mount; Scotland Neck; Easton, Md. Photo: For photos of Guthridge, Harrington, Kitchin and Schwab, click on: http://www.unc.edu/news/pics/alum/DSM/Guthridge.JPG http://www.unc.edu/news/pics/alum/DSM/Harrington.JPG http://www.unc.edu/news/pics/alum/DSM/Kitchin.JPG http://www.unc.edu/news/pics/alum/DSM/Schwab.JPG CHAPEL HILL – The UNC General Alumni Association honored four individuals Saturday (May 12) for their commitment to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Recipients of the… Read more »

Anthropologist Peacock Named “Citizen of the World”

November 15, 2006

James Peacock, Kenan Distinguished Professor of Anthropology, has been named a “Citizen of the World” by the International Affairs Council of North Carolina. Each year the nonprofit awards the esteemed title to a North Carolinian who has done the most for the internationalization of our state. Peacock has been instrumental in the development of several… Read more »

Digging It

By JB Shelton Jodi Magness is an adventuress and author, archaeologist and scholar, researcher and raconteur. She also is (pun intended) down to earth. Just ask her students. “On digs, in the pre-dawn desert, Jodi’s energy is infectious and inspiring. Her knowledge seems endless, and thanks to her informative lectures, I find myself intentionally bringing… Read more »