East Asia News

Three Students Selected As 2019 Weir Fellows

October 29, 2018

Three students from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill were selected as recipients of the 2019 William D. Weir Honors Fellowship in Asian Studies, a program designed for students who have started their Chinese language journey and would like to develop advanced working language skills. Second-year students Mattias Miller and Owen Warmuth and… Read more »

UNC Global Announces 2017-18 Global Partnership Award Recipients

August 14, 2018

UNC Global announces the 2017-2018 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. Recipients receive awards… Read more »

Carolina Nursing Professors Help Build Japan’s First Doctor of Nursing Program

August 10, 2018

Professor SeonAe Yeo and Assistant Professor Mark Toles traveled to Tokyo, Japan last month to work with St. Luke’s International University to help further develop the nation’s first doctor of nursing practice (DNP) program. Together, Drs. Yeo and Toles taught courses, held faculty development seminars, attended DNP faculty working group meetings and consulted with individual faculty members and students throughout the… Read more »

UNC School of Nursing Ranks 6th in World Rankings

July 27, 2018

The UNC School of Nursing ranks 6th among nursing schools the world over and third among US schools of nursing according to ShanghaiRanking’s Academic Ranking of Academic Subjects 2018 report. The new rankings demonstrate a four-point rise from 2017 when the School ranked 10th overall. Considered the most influential international ranking by the Chronicle of Higher Education, the annual… Read more »

Qi Joins Eshelman School of Pharmacy to Support China Projects

Xiao “Ashley” Qi has joined the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Eshelman School of Pharmacy as the associate director of China initiatives. Qi will support the school’s efforts to find and evaluate opportunities to establish research and pharmacy-education partnerships in China. Qi’s primary focus will be leading the development of the school’s relationships… Read more »

Carolina Alumna Olivia Holder Named 2018 Yenching Scholar

July 18, 2018

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill alumna Olivia Holder will join the fourth cohort at the Yenching Academy of Peking University in Beijing, China, as a Yenching scholar. A Yenching Academy scholarship offers a fully funded interdisciplinary master’s degree in China studies. Holder will enter the program in fall 2018 with a concentration in… Read more »

Carolina Population Center Leads Data-Driven Studies, Enriching Population Research Across the World

July 17, 2018

Three projects –the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health (Add Health), China Health and Nutrition Survey (CHNS) and MEASURE Evaluation – encapsulate the Carolina Population Center’s emphasis on long-term data collection. A central research approach of the center, these projects highlight the importance of longevity, enabling investigators to see links between issues, data and outcomes…. Read more »

UNC-Chapel Hill Faculty Present at HIV Prevention Conference in Asia

In this blog post for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases, Wenting Huang, a research assistant at UNC Project-China, shares lessons learned from attending the Asia Pacific AIDS and Co-infections Conference in Hong Kong. Last week, the UNC Social Entrepreneurship to Spur Health (SESH) team participated in the… Read more »

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UNC-Chapel Hill Hosts Health Officials from Guangzhou

The UNC Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases welcomed six top health officials from the Guangzhou Eighth People’s Hospital in Guangzhou, China. The delegation traveled to the United States to meet with infectious diseases specialists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to discuss strengthening established research ties to allow the Chinese site to… Read more »