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UNC Celebrates University Research Week

What does it mean to be a student at a leading global public research university? The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is showcasing the culture and community of research across disciplines as it celebrates its first-ever University Research Week from March 27-31. A variety of in-class and public activities and events have been… Read more »

Ackland Art Museum’s ‘Los Trompos’ Exhibit Enlivens UNC Campus

It may appear as though giant spinning tops have invaded the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s campus, but there is actually artistic strategy behind the whimsical structures. ‘Los Trompos,’ an Ackland Art Museum exhibition, kicks off Carolina’s Arts Everywhere initiative. A creation by Mexican furniture designers Héctor Esrawe and Ignacio Cadena, ‘Los Trompos’ is… Read more »

Fourth Annual GillingsX Talks Showcased Students’ Global Health Work

Six students from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health gave presentations about their global health research experiences during the fourth annual GillingsX talks on March 23. About 120 people attended the event. The event, hosted by Gillings’ Student Global Health Committee (SGHC), is modeled after the Technology, Entertainment… Read more »

UNC Doctoral Student Wins IntraHealth International Award

Josie Caves, doctoral student in epidemiology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health, has received IntraHealth International’s 2017 Raluca Iosif Intimate Partner Violence Research Award. The award will support Caves’ research on the factors that determine whether intimate partner violence manifests as homicide or homicide/suicide. An estimated… Read more »

UNC Hosts Second Annual Europe Week

The Center for European Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will host the second annual Europe Week from March 27 to April 7 in the FedEx Global Education Center. Europe Week will include two film screenings, a photo exhibition, food tastings and a coffee hour, as well as lectures and panel… Read more »

UNC Global Hosts Naturalization Ceremony for US Citizenship

March 20, 2017

On March 24, 2017, UNC Global, in conjunction with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), will host a naturalization ceremony recognizing nearly 60 of North Carolina’s new candidates for U.S. citizenship. The ceremony will take place at 10:30 a.m. in the Nelson Mandela auditorium at the FedEx Global Education Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

UNC Researchers Make Discovery that Could Increase Plant Yield in Wake of Looming Phosphate Shortage

Scientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have pinpointed a key genetic switch that helps soil bacteria living on and inside a plant’s roots harvest a vital nutrient with limited global supply. The nutrient, phosphate, makes it to the plant’s roots, helping the plant increase its yield. The work, published in the… Read more »