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Celebrating 10 Years of the UNC-Chapel Hill Faculty Entrepreneurship Workshop

June 15, 2018

Every spring, small groups of the most enterprising faculty at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill experience flashbacks of sitting in class as undergraduates. While participants in the Chancellor’s Faculty Entrepreneurship Workshop, which is sponsored by Chancellor Carol L. Folt and led by Innovate Carolina, these researchers and teachers find themselves in the shoes… Read more »

UNC-Chapel Hill Graduate Student Receives Boren Fellowship

June 15, 2018

Elizabeth Christenson, a graduate student in the Gillings School of Global Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been awarded a Boren Fellowship to study critical languages abroad. She will be UNC-Chapel Hill’s 13th Boren fellow since 2000.

Two UNC-Chapel Hill Graduates Selected as Pickering Fellows

June 11, 2018

Valli (Sindhu) Chidambaram and Hannah Clager, two University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill alumni, were selected as 2018 Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellows. Recipients of the Pickering Fellowship receive two years of financial support and professional development to prepare them for a career in the U.S. Foreign Service. Fellows also complete a… Read more »

Carolina Alumna and Entrepreneur Makes a Paris Pitch

June 1, 2018

When Edwina Koch stepped onto the field in Busch Stadium to make her best pitch, she wasn’t planning to throw curveballs, sliders or any other kind of pitch meant to deceive. She wanted her delivery to be precise, well-timed and direct – straight down the middle. In fact, even though she stood preparing to compete… Read more »

Carolina Rises as Global University with Strategic Partnerships Around the World

May 30, 2018

In October 2006, German Anglicist and literary scholar Bernd Engler became president and vice-chancellor of Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen in Germany. Engler spent time at Carolina as a research fellow in American studies from 1991 to 1992, and Executive Vice Provost and Chief International Officer Ron Strauss is grateful that Engler never forgot the value of the experiences he had here.

Framework of ‘Obstetric Violence’ Opposes Mistreatment of Women in Latin America

May 30, 2018

In a new commentary led by a student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health, several experts reviewed the concept of ‘obstetric violence,’ a legal construct that is being used in Latin America to confront mistreatment of women during childbirth. Co-authors from the Gillings School include first… Read more »