In 2014, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill signed a resolution with North Carolina tribes resolving to hold an annual gathering of the eight North Carolina native nations on campus to hear directly from tribes about ways the University can support tribal sovereignty, self-determination and Native nation rebuilding through research, teaching and service…. Read more »
You might describe Arvind Malhotra as the stereotypical absent-mind professor. When he’s not teaching, you’ll find him immersed in research about business innovation. But if you want to call him, you might have to use his wife’s phone number because he’s lost his phonejust like he loses his wallet just about every day. “I will never deny… Read more »
Cuba was the first country in the world, and, as of August 2016, remained the only country in the Americas, to receive official validation from the World Health Organization for having eliminated mother-to-child transmission of both syphilis and HIV. Lola Virginia Stamm is associate professor of epidemiology at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public… Read more »
The Aquagenx water quality test kit, which was developed by a researcher at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health, allows users to conduct on-site E. coli testing without access to electricity. Mark D. Sobsey, Kenan Distinguished Professor of environmental sciences and engineering in the Gillings School, designed the Aquagenx Compartment Bag… Read more »
The Global Women’s Health Division of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has received new grant funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for a collection of studies to be conducted in the African nations of Malawi and Zambia, where UNC has large ongoing research… Read more »
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University sponsored the second annual Learning through Languages High School Research Symposium, with 85 students from 9 North Carolina high schools participating. The program, held Dec. 8, 2016, was an opportunity for North Carolina world language students to showcase their language, research and presentation skills.
The week was held Nov. 14-18, 2016 on the theme “Transnational Science Fictions: Black German Culture and the Cultural Exchange between Germany and the U.S.” and was sponsored by the Center for European Studies, Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures, Institute for African American Research and Department of Dramatic Art at UNC, as well as the German Embassy.
When Nijal Morgan ’20 applied to go to on a fall break Social Justice Experience trip to Trinidad, he had never been out of the country. The first-year political science student from Robeson County, North Carolina, boarded the plane with the intentions of experiencing a new culture and learning more about social justice, a topic he is passionate about.
For Sarah Muscutt ’15, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill was the clear choice when deciding where to attend college. The first-generation college student and Asheville native knew she wanted to stay in state, and the Carolina Covenant program made UNC-Chapel Hill attainable. The Carolina Covenant was launched in 2004 to help undergraduate… Read more »
Artist After Hours, a series from Carolina Arts and Sciences Magazine, features interviews with faculty, staff and students in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill who pursue artistic avocations in areas not directly related to their day jobs or studies. Kamille Vargas is a third-year psychology… Read more »