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Ninety high school students across North Carolina participated in the third annual Learning through Languages High School Research Symposium, sponsored by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University on Dec. 13, 2017. This year’s symposium was the marquee event for the North Carolina Diplomatic Corps’ statewide Day of Multilingualism.
For close to two decades now as a producer for CBS’ “60 Minutes,” 11-time Emmy award-winning Draggan Mihailovich ’83 has been tracking down and telling stories for a living. He and a small team go wherever the story takes them — to nine countries in the case of “Curve Ball,” one of his favorite Emmy-winning pieces.
First Quality, a manufacturer of adult incontinence care products, has established a new, three-year bladder health initiative at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing. Designed to partner with Umphlet Distinguished Professor Mary H. Palmer, an expert in urinary incontinence and gerontology, the initiative aims to prepare the next generation of nurse leaders… Read more »
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University will host the third annual Learning Through Languages Research Symposium at the FedEx Global Education Center at UNC on Dec. 13 from 10:45 to 2:30. The symposium will be the marquee event for the North Carolina Consular Corps’ inaugural statewide Day of Multilingualism, which focuses on the value of lifelong language learning.
Nine undergraduates from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have been selected as Phillips Ambassadors for spring 2018 study abroad programs in Asia. Two scholarship recipients will study in Japan, two in South Korea, one in Cambodia, one in China, one in Hong Kong, one in Singapore and one in Thailand. The Phillips… Read more »
“Time is muscle” is a saying used by physicians to express the importance of quick treatment in patients experiencing ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), a very serious type of heart attack that can leave patients with chronic heart failure or send them into sudden cardiac arrest. Guidelines established by the American Heart Association (AHA), including… Read more »
Manish Kumar is the senior technical specialist for health systems strengthening at MEASURE Evaluation, funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and led by the Carolina Population Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Digital health, which is the use of electronic technologies, processes and services for improving access… Read more »
Larry Chavis is the essence of what it means to be a teacher – a passion for guiding young minds and serving the community. Teaching was a calling, says Chavis, a strategy and entrepreneurship professor at the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. A Lumbee Tribe member, he grew… Read more »