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UNC-Chapel Hill Awarded $14 Million to Make Childbirth Safer for Mothers and Infants

May 2, 2019

A team of clinical researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has received $14 million from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to conduct two studies designed to improve pregnancy outcomes in the world’s poorest countries. An interdisciplinary team at the UNC School of Medicine and the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health will lead the studies.

Seven Students Receive Class of 1938 Summer Project Abroad Fellowship

April 30, 2019

Seven students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have received Class of 1938 Summer Project Abroad Fellowships for research abroad in summer 2019. Supported by an endowment created by UNC-Chapel Hill’s Class of 1938, the fellowship has funded independent international projects by Carolina students since 1975.

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UNC Global Hosts Fifth Annual Naturalization Ceremony

April 17, 2019

On April 12, UNC Global hosted its fifth annual naturalization ceremony in conjunction with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium of the FedEx Global Education Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The ceremony celebrated the naturalization of 59 new American citizens who came from countries across the world.

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UNC Global Statement about Recent Performance

April 12, 2019

UNC Global welcomes students, faculty, and staff from over a hundred countries, represented by a diverse range of perspectives, traditions, and faiths—and we stand steadfast against hate in all its forms. Many members of our community, including Interim Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz, are heartbroken and offended by a musical performance during the three-day “Conflict over Gaza”… Read more »

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UNC Global Participates in University-Wide GiveUNC Day on April 9

April 4, 2019

On April 9, 2019, UNC Global will participate in GiveUNC, a campus-wide fundraising effort across the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. All funds raised for UNC Global during GiveUNC will go to the Chancellor’s Global Education Fund, a University-wide fund supporting global opportunities, such as College of Arts and Sciences study abroad scholarships,… Read more »

Ambassador of the Republic of Moldova Visits UNC-Chapel Hill

April 2, 2019

Her excellency Cristina Balan, Ambassador of the Republic of Moldova to the U.S., visited the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on Friday, March 29, 2019. Ambassador Balan, along with Veronica Dragnev-Sacara, deputy chief of mission, and Vladislav Nastas, first secretary for the Embassy of Moldova, visited North Carolina to meet with universities, government… Read more »