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Aaron Williams Honored by RTI International for Distinguished Career and Public Service

Aaron S. Williams, MBA, adjunct professor of health policy and management at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and longtime executive at RTI International, has been awarded “emeritus” status by RTI, in recognition of his long and distinguished career in public service. Emeritus status is the highest recognition that RTI bestows on its… Read more »

Carolina Faculty Collaborate on Public Health Initiatives in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

In 2002, a group of newly recruited infectious diseases faculty in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Department of Epidemiology, submitted a grant proposal to the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development’s Global Network for Women and Children’s Health Research. It was to be the first time working in the Democratic… Read more »

Alumnae Find Rewarding Careers with Levi Strauss and Insight Sourcing Group

Alumnae Liza Schillo ’07 and Morgan Zemaitis ’17 appreciate the interdisciplinary nature of their Carolina degrees, an aspect that has fueled their rewarding careers in sustainability and energy. Schillo, who received a B.A. in environmental studies, is manager of product sustainability at Levis Strauss & Co. in San Francisco. Zemaitis, who received a B.S. in… Read more »

Jonathan Juliano Is Named Yang Family Biomedical Scholar

July 13, 2018

Dr. Jonathan Juliano, associate professor of medicine from the division of infectious diseases is one of three researchers who have received the third annual Yang Family Biomedical Scholar Award. The award was made possible through donations from Yuanqing Yang, chair and CEO of Lenovo with additional financial support from Mr. To Hing Wu, an associate… Read more »

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UNC-Chapel Hill Researchers Fight Current Ebola Outbreak

Research conducted at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is aiding the fight against the deadly Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has been declared “largely contained” by the World Health Organization. Carolina researchers are providing on-the-ground care to Ebola patients, continuing to monitor Ebola survivors from the 2014… Read more »

Carolina Research Finds Global Surface Area of Rivers and Streams Is 45 Percent Higher than Previously Thought

Researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Texas A&M University used satellite images, on-the-ground measurements and a statistical model to determine how much of the earth is covered by rivers and streams. They found that global river and stream surface area is about 45 percent greater than what was indicated by… Read more »