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UNC-Chapel Hill Hosts 2018 Fulbright-Nehru International Education Administrators Seminar

November 15, 2018

On Oct. 30, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill hosted participants in the Fulbright-Nehru International Education Administrators Seminar (IEAS), a program that allows college and university administrators from India to come to the United States and explore best practices in U.S. higher education. During the two-week program, participants visited a number of institutions in and… Read more »

UNC-Chapel Hill Hosts International Visitor Leadership Programs

November 14, 2018

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill hosted two delegations from the U.S. Department of State International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) in October and November 2018. The first IVLP delegation included government officials, technical consultants and public officers from Nigeria, who visited the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Law on October 29 to learn about… Read more »

Chasing Cephalopod Dreams

November 14, 2018

By Megan May, Endeavors Ask people about their favorite animal and most will probably say a dog or a cat, maybe even something more exotic like a dolphin. Ask Jared Richards and he will tell you he loves the cuttlefish – an animal related to the octopus, with eight arms and two tentacles lined with… Read more »

‘Unlikely’ Subject Pairings Lead to Deep Learning at Carolina

November 8, 2018

This semester, the two professors from seemingly unconnected fields have teamed up to teach “Time and the Medieval Cosmos” as part of the Integrated Curricula, a program within the University’s Quality Enhancement Plan. The new course covers the relationship between science and religion, and the ways that cultural norms influence which scientific models “win out” or persist.

Coastal Connections

November 8, 2018

Understanding the lives of dolphins and their success in the wild is vital to protecting their environment. They are a keystone marine species, meaning their health reflects that of their surroundings. Since 2014, Carolina senior Liah McPherson has worked with the Wild Dolphin Project, a nonprofit scientific research organization that studies and reports on a specific… Read more »

Parents, Providers in Five Countries Approve of New Two-Dose HPV Vaccination

November 8, 2018

In 2016, the World Health Organization (WHO) revised its recommended dosing schedule for human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination from three doses to two doses for adolescents ages 14 and under. Mothers of and health care providers for adolescent girls in five countries preferred the two-dose HPV vaccination schedule, according to new research published October 4 in Cancer… Read more »