Now Accepting Submissions for the 17th Annual Carolina Global Photography Competition

Now Accepting Submissions for the 17th Annual Carolina Global Photography Competition

The submission period has opened for the 17th annual Carolina Global Photography Competition. This amateur competition is open to all students, faculty, alumni and staff of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and it showcases Carolina’s global activity, educational opportunities, research and service work. The competition closes September 30, 2016. Each photographer may... Read More

Two Universities, Two Continents, One Life-Saving Goal to End Eating Disorders

Two Universities, Two Continents, One Life-Saving Goal to End Eating Disorders

Carolina and Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden, have similar-sounding names, but that’s not the only thing they share. Both institutions are working to save lives through research to unlock the mysteries behind eating disorders. The research is led by Cynthia Bulik, Distinguished Professor of Eating Disorders at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill,... Read More

Carolina for Kibera Co-Founder Barcott Awarded Honorary Degree from Dartmouth University

Carolina for Kibera Co-Founder Barcott Awarded Honorary Degree from Dartmouth University

Rye Barcott ’01 has been awarded an honorary degree by Dartmouth University at their June 12, 2016, commencement exercises in Hanover, New Hampshire. While an undergraduate at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Barcott co-founded Carolina for Kibera, a non-governmental organization that seeks to develop leaders, catalyze positive change and alleviate poverty in... Read More

Smith to Lead Groundbreaking Global Health and Development Research in Brazil

Smith to Lead Groundbreaking Global Health and Development Research in Brazil

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health announced today that one of its faculty members is a principal investigator for a Grand Challenges Explorations Grant, an initiative funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Jennifer S. Smith, director of the Cervical Cancer-Free Coalition at UNC Gillings, associate professor of epidemiology,... [...]
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Crothers’ Book Adapted as Feature Film ‘The Queen of Katwe’

Crothers’ Book Adapted as Feature Film ‘The Queen of Katwe’

Walt Disney Pictures and ESPN Films are releasing The Queen of Katwe, a biographical drama based on the book The Queen of Katwe: One Girl’s Triumphant Path to Becoming a Chess Champion by Tim Crothers. Crothers has been an adjunct professor in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Media and Journalism... Read More

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