The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health has announced the keynote speaker for the School’s spring 2017 commencement ceremony, scheduled for Saturday, May 13 at 1 p.m. in UNC’s Carmichael Arena. Aaron Williams, executive vice president for government relations and corporate communications at RTI International, in Research Triangle… Read more »
Since its introduction in 2009, the annual DigCCurr Professional Institute — an intensive workshop designed to foster skills, knowledge and community among professionals in the field of digital curation — has drawn 249 participants from nine countries and 33 states. Hosted by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and taught by international digital… Read more »
In the late 1990s, the World Health Organization (WHO) issued a policy requiring the establishment of centralized blood banking facilities in Sub-Saharan African countries. Anthony Charles, an associate professor of surgery at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, says that this policy is now having unintended negative consequences. In a commentary… Read more »
When Sathish Raja met former Carolina Associate Professor Bobbie Lubker and her husband Lynn, he never imagined how strong their relationship would grow. “We’ve become close friends, more like a family,’’ said Raja, a post-doctoral research associate in the Department of Biology in the College of Arts and Sciences.
Few people have made critical decisions about U.S. domestic policy and then gone on to make equally critical decisions about the nation’s foreign policy. Former U.S. Senator and ambassador to China Jim Sasser has done both, pushing through fiscal reform measures and chairing the Senate Budget Committee, as well as serving as a Chinese ambassador… Read more »
Therefore, let the moon Shine on thee in thy solitary walk; And let the misty mountain-winds be free To blow against thee: and, in after years, When these wild ecstasies shall be matured Into a sober pleasure; when they mind Shall be a mansion for lovely forms, Thy memory be as a dwelling-place For all… Read more »
Gail Henderson, professor of social medicine and director of the Center for Genomics and Society at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been confirmed for a four-year term as a member of the National Advisory Council for Human Genome Research, and asked to speak at the 19th Bangkok International Symposium on HIV… Read more »
Iron deficiency is the most common nutritional deficiency in the world and causes long-term adverse consequences in children. However, concerns remain about the safety of iron supplements, particularly for children in malaria-endemic countries lacking adequate access to health services. Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have proven these concerns valid after… Read more »