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UNC-Chapel Hill Earns Top Sustainability Ratings

January 25, 2018

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been nationally and internationally recognized by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education’s Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System and the University of Indonesia’s Green Metric for its work in promoting and maintaining sustainable practices. AASHE STARS is a nationally recognized, comprehensive campus sustainability rating system that enables… Read more »

School Faculty Work to Strengthen Intervention Research, Practice in China

January 24, 2018

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Social Work faculty and Chinese social work professionals continue to work together to strengthen the developing field of intervention research and social work practice in China. Professor Mimi Chapman, assistant professor Paul Lanier and research associate professor Steve Day recently returned from a trip to Shanghai,… Read more »

Medical Students Learn about Health Care Delivery Around the World

January 23, 2018

Since 2009, over 500 medical students have traveled to communities around the world to complete global health electives and gain a deeper understanding of global healthcare through the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine’s Office of International Activities (OIA).

Quiet Space for Reflection Opens in FedEx Global Education Center

January 22, 2018

The FedEx Global Education Center recently opened a non-denominational meditation room on its first floor, designed to provide a quiet room for reflection or prayer. “The new meditation room gives students, faculty, staff and visitors to the building an opportunity to take a break from their busy schedules, to connect with other areas important to… Read more »

Report Shows Muslim-American Terrorism Cases Continued to Drop in 2017

A new report by a professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill documents a continuing decline in the number of Muslim-Americans associated with violent extremism in 2017. The total for the first year of the Trump administration continued a downward trend that was visible in the final year of the Obama administration. The report,… Read more »