North America News

NFL Grant Funds International Research on the Role of Active Rehabilitation Strategies in Concussion Management

The NFL will fund a $2.6 million international study, led by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Medical College of Wisconsin, on the role of active rehabilitation strategies in concussion management.  The project was identified as a priority at the NFL’s International Professional Sports Concussion Research Think Tank, where medical representatives… Read more »

Garcia to Present Inaugural Diversity Lecture at International Microbiology Meeting

The annual meeting of the American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Microbe 2017, will feature a special presentation highlighting the contributions to the field of an under-represented minority microbiologist. The inaugural lecture will be presented by J. Victor Garcia, a professor of medicine, microbiology and immunology at UNC. With more than 50,000 members world-wide, the ASM… Read more »

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 »

Naturalization Ceremony at UNC Recognizes 57 New US Citizens

April 4, 2017

Fifty-seven North Carolina candidates for U.S. citizenship participated in a naturalization ceremony on Friday, March 24, 2017, at the FedEx Global Education Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The candidates represented 25 countries of origin.

UNC-Chapel Hill Graduate Programs Receive High Rankings by US News & World Report

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill received high ratings on multiple lists of schools, degree programs and specialty areas newly ranked by U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 edition of “America’s Best Graduate Schools.” U.S. News ranks business, education, engineering, law, nursing and medicine programs annually, while other disciplines and specialties in the… Read more »