The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Health Sciences Library has appointed Megan Fratta as the Community Outreach and Global Health Librarian, effective June 4, 2018. “Megan’s integration into the HSL team promotes the library’s mission of extending our reach to our community and state by way of enhancing access to and understanding of… Read more »
To Dan Namarika, the opening of Malawi’s first National Cancer Center is a dream realized. “I wanted to see this center built during my lifetime,” he said. “For Malawians, this is something we’ve been wanting. It’s the first of its kind in Malawi.” Namarika is the principal secretary for the Malawi Ministry of Health. He… Read more »
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 »
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.
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 »
Li Xian Ng, a student at the University College London School of Pharmacy, came to the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy for a three-month research rotation as part of the School’s Global Pharmacy Scholars program. The exchange program allows students from UCL to travel to North Carolina to work with professors at the School and… Read more »
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 »
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.
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 »
Andrew Ringlee, a historian for the United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration, says, “I use the research and teaching skills that I acquired during my graduate program at UNC every day in my current position.” The doctoral alumnus in history talks about seminars, networking and other opportunities that have prepared him for professional success…. Read more »