UNC Global Announces 2016-17 Global Partnership Award Recipients

May 9, 2017

UNC Global announces the 2016-2017 Global Partnership Award recipients. The awards program was launched in Fall 2013 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to help faculty, staff and students develop and sustain partnerships with international institutions, with preference given to proposals that include designated University strategic or emerging partners. There were 11… Read more »

UNC Hosts Reception for Alumni and Friends at Winston House in London

May 2, 2017

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill hosted a reception for more than 80 alumni and friends at Winston House in London on Wednesday, April 26. The reception was a prelude to the upcoming year of programming to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Winston House, UNC’s European hub in historic Bedford Square.

UNC Student Receives Honorable Mention from Udall Foundation

May 2, 2017

Elena N. Jacobs-Polanco, a sophomore at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and member of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina, has been recognized by the Udall Scholarship Foundation with an Honorable Mention. The Udall Foundation in Tucson, Arizona bestows the Udall Scholarship on students committed to careers in the environment or for… Read more »

Delegation from China Visits UNC and NIH

A six-member delegation from China visited the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethseda, Maryland, April 4-6, 2017. The delegation included representatives from the Guangdong Provincial Health and Family Planning Commission, Southern Medical University and Dermatology Hospital of Southern Medical University. During their visit to UNC, the delegation met… Read more »

Study Reveals Limitations of Maternal Health Services for Deaf Women in Cape Town

A recent study of the experiences of deaf women seeking maternity healthcare services in Cape Town, South Africa found reports of linguistic barriers and mistreatment. Margaret W. Gichane, doctoral student of health behavior in the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, is lead author of the article, “‘They must understand we are people’: Pregnancy… Read more »

Six Students Selected for the 2017 Burch Fellowship

April 27, 2017

Six students from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill were selected as recipients of the 2017 Burch Fellowship to pursue unique and self-defined educational experiences anywhere off UNC’s campus, including abroad. The Burch Fellows Program was established in 1993 by a gift from UNC-CH alumnus Lucius E. Burch, III. Its purpose is to… Read more »