East Asia News

School Faculty Work to Strengthen Intervention Research, Practice in China

January 24, 2018

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Social Work faculty and Chinese social work professionals continue to work together to strengthen the developing field of intervention research and social work practice in China. Professor Mimi Chapman, assistant professor Paul Lanier and research associate professor Steve Day recently returned from a trip to Shanghai,… Read more »

Sarah Hutchison, program director of the Center for European Studies, and three students during Symposium

North Carolina High School Students Compete at World Languages Symposium

December 22, 2017

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.

First Quality Bladder Care Initiative at UNC School of Nursing Has International Reach

December 21, 2017

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 »

Students presenting their work during the Symposium

Annual Learning Through Languages Symposium Kicks Off North Carolina Day of Multilingualism

December 11, 2017

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.

Chinese Cardiologists Visit UNC Medical Center as Part of American Heart Association Collaboration

December 11, 2017

“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 »

MEASURE Evaluation Strengthens the Drivers of Digital Health Success

December 6, 2017

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 »

Min Yang

Carolina Grad Named Schwarzman Scholar

December 4, 2017

Min Yang, a 2015 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been selected for the Schwarzman Scholars program, an elite China-based scholarship modeled after the Rhodes Scholarship and founded by Blackstone co-founder and CEO Stephen A. Schwarzman.