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School of Nursing Finalizes Relationship with St. Luke’s International University

April 18, 2017

Mami Kayama, chairperson and professor in the Graduate School of Nursing at St. Luke’s International University in Tokyo, Japan, will be visiting the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing April 25 through 26. She will give a presentation titled “Process and Prospects” about the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program St. Luke’s is… Read more »

Eight Students Receive Class of 1938 Award

April 17, 2017

Eight undergraduates at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill received the Class of 1938 Summer Project Abroad Fellowships for research abroad in summer 2017. The students were chosen based on the quality of their proposals, financial need and personal, academic and professional purpose. Each student will receive $5,000. The awardees were chosen by… Read more »

UNC Faculty and Students Collaborate across Disciplines on Medieval Flight Project

An art historian, a costume designer, a math biologist, a biomedical engineer and a team of undergraduate researchers unite to reimagine a breathtaking 9th-century flying experiment — and make a notable contribution to early aviation history. More than 1,000 years before the Wright brothers made their historic flight over Kitty Hawk, and 600 years before… Read more »

Gillings Researchers Find Further Evidence That Bats May Be Evolutionary Source of MERS

The evolutionary origins of Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) coronavirus (MERS-CoV) are unknown, but a collaborative team including researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health has found new evidence to support the hypothesis that the virus originated in bat populations. In the new findings co-authored by… Read more »

Maternal and Infant Outcomes Improve at the University Teaching Hospital in Lusaka, Zambia

April 11, 2017

New research shows that maternal and infant outcomes are steadily improving at the University Teaching Hospital in Lusaka, Zambia, a hospital with which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology has a long-standing partnership. Bellington Vwalika, professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Zambia School of Medicine… Read more »

China Scholarship Council Inks First-of-Its-Kind Agreement with UNC Pharmacy School

The China Scholarship Council (CSC) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Eshelman School of Pharmacy to provide financial assistance for Chinese students studying pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In a ceremony at the Carolina Inn on Monday,… Read more »