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Five Students Selected as 2018 Burch Fellows

Five students from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s College of Arts and Sciences were selected as recipients of the 2018 Burch Fellowship to pursue unique, self-defined educational experiences anywhere outside UNC-Chapel Hill’s campus. The Burch Fellows Program was established in 1993 by a gift from UNC-Chapel Hill alumnus Lucius E. Burch, III…. Read more »

Expert Commentary Illuminates Differing Mental Health Needs among Displaced Populations

Dilshad Jaff of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Gillings School of Global Public Health responded to a briefing document on trauma and mental health in forcibly displaced populations in an essay titled “Mental health needs in forcibly displaced populations: critical reflections.” The essay was published in the journal Medicine, Conflict and Survival.

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School of Media and Journalism Spring Break Includes International Experiences

Spring break for students in the School of Media and Journalism at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will include immersive classes, networking opportunities, workshops and more around the world. For MEJO 584: Documentary Multimedia Storytelling, March 8-19, Julian W. Scheer Term Professor Pat Davison and adjunct professors Christa Gala and Tamara Rice will… Read more »

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UNC Kenan-Flagler Professor Examines Impact of Intercultural Relationships on Creativity

Examples of extraordinarily successful and creative individuals who, early in their lives, cultivated relationships with people from other cultures are easy to find. Marie Curie was born in Poland, but moved to Paris where she met and married Pierre Curie. They conducted groundbreaking research on radioactivity and won a Nobel Prize for their achievements. When… Read more »

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Gillings School of Global Public Health Professor Works to Implement Innovations in Healthcare for Women and Children

“For the sake of the women, children, adolescents and families we serve in each of our communities and in the communities of our colleagues around the world, this is a promise on which we must deliver.” These were some of the closing words from Herbert Peterson, as he delivered the Hale Lecture to the American College… Read more »