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AIC 2016 Report Creating Native Student Access and Success in Higher Education

December 21, 2016

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 »

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Kenan-Flagler’s Malhotra Is Focused on Innovation

December 21, 2016

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 »

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Cuba Offers Example for Countries Striving to Eliminate Mother-to-Child Transmission of Syphilis, HIV

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 »

Mark Sobsey in his lab at the Gillings School of Global Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Aquagenx Compartment Bag Tests Used for Water Quality Monitoring in Rural Myanmar

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 »

Homestory Deutschland was hosted in the FedEx Global Education Center from Nov. 2-16, 2016.

Borderless and Brazen: UNC Explores Black German Culture During German Campus Week

December 11, 2016

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.

Eight first-year students attended a Social Justice Experience trip to Trinidad during Fall Break 2016. Nijal Morgan ’20 is pictured second from the right.

First-Year Students Expand Their View of Social Justice with Trip to Trinidad

December 10, 2016

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.