South Asia News

NC Global Distinction Program Connects Community Colleges with Global Resources

July 31, 2017

For Shodeah Kelly, a student at Davidson County Community College who had never left the United States, joining the North Carolina Global Distinction Program helped develop sensitivities and skills that have started her on the path to becoming a global citizen. Kelly is now a second-year transfer student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Campus Y Selects 2017-2018 Global Gap Year Fellows

July 31, 2017

The Campus Y at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has selected ten 2017-2018 Global Gap Year Fellowship (GGYF) recipients. These eight, incoming first-year students and two rising juniors will defer a year of university enrollment to gain informal, global education that combines volunteer service, work and international travel. Over 70 students applied… Read more »

Pregnant Women Should Be Included in Zika Virus Vaccine Research, New Guidance Says

July 3, 2017

The inclusion of pregnant women in Zika virus vaccine research is crucial to solving the international health crisis, according to new guidance published by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Center for Bioethics and two other universities. UNC’s Center for Bioethics, the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics and Georgetown University’s Kennedy Institute… Read more »

UNC-Chapel Hill Students Receive Boren Awards

May 31, 2017

Two University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill students have been recognized by the National Security Education Program with Boren Awards, which support fields of study identified as critical to United States national security, particularly language study. Kirsten Cooper, a graduate student from Westerly, Rhode Island, in the College of Arts and Sciences studying history,… Read more »