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Hiba Alzouby Focuses on Refugees Locally and Globally

March 15, 2018

The notion of returning to a better Syria drives Hiba Alzouby ’21, a doctor of pharmacy candidate at UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. Born in New Jersey and raised in Charlotte, North Carolina, Alzouby lived in Syria between the ages … Continued

Carl Ernst Connects Carolina to the Middle East

March 6, 2018

For Carl Ernst, Islamic studies is about much more than studying the languages and cultures of the Middle East — it’s about fostering a much needed awareness of an area of the world with which many people in the United … Continued

Wayne Landsman Fosters International Business Exchange

January 8, 2018

If you ask Wayne Landsman, the KPMG Distinguished Professor of Accounting at UNC Kenan-Flagler, he will tell you he never imagined traveling and teaching business on an international scale. “When I graduated with my doctorate in business from Stanford in … Continued

Alumna Zena Cardman Selected for NASA’s New Astronaut Class

June 7, 2017

Life-changing moments can come when you least expect them. On a hot August afternoon, Zena Cardman is working on her laptop from the comfort of her couch when she feels her phone buzz. The screen displays a number she doesn’t recognize — an area code from Houston, Texas. She hesitates to answer, thinking it might be a marketing call.

Elizabeth Olson Builds Support for Youth Caregivers

May 19, 2017

For Elizabeth (Betsy) Olson, living an internationalized life was not unusual. Although she grew up in Denver, Colorado, Olson has lived in many places around the world—from spending her college summers in the Philippines, where her father was country director … Continued

Ryan Seguin ’17 MPH Reduces Health Disparities through Nutrition

April 12, 2017

During his first two years as an undergraduate at Utah State University, Ryan Seguin ’17 MPH planned to major in exercise and sports science. After his sophomore year, he took a two-year mission to Ghana and Cameroon through his church, and his educational and career plans changed.