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Global Experience Breeds New Public Health Perspectives

April 21, 2009

Trucks rode up and down the street at various times throughout the day, instructing through loudspeakers how to deal with a cholera outbreak. That was part of an outbreak investigation that Kim Porter, a fourth year doctoral student in the UNC … Continued

Ugandan Peace Negotiator: Getting Beyond the Surface

April 15, 2009

Speaking to a full house at the FedEx Global Education Center on March 26, Betty Bigombe, Ugandan peace leader and international diplomat, addressed students, faculty and community members, voicing her concerns about child trafficking and the need for mediation in … Continued

Striving for Peace with the Power of the Pen

April 14, 2009

It takes a certain amount of courage for a novice author to title the first chapter of his book, “Failure.” But considering the unbelievable obstacles that Greg Mortenson, co-author of the acclaimed Three Cups of Tea, has faced in his … Continued

Lessons from Liberia

March 24, 2009

As a senior set to graduate during what many are calling the worst recession since World War II, I spent the better part of the fall semester at Caribou Coffee with a Tough Guy Chai in one hand and my … Continued

Go! Registration Announcement

March 9, 2009

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: March 18, 2009 Planning to go to Africa, Asia or Latin America to engage in service, service-learning or research and/or an internship program this summer or fall? Register now for GO! Global Orientation on culture and Ethics to … Continued

Priceless Lessons

December 15, 2008

John Eder could never have imagined the benefits he would receive from spending a summer in Ethiopia. The Kenan-Flagler Business School MBA student thought he would be spending his summer helping build a business from the ground up – and … Continued

Morehead-Cain Alumni and Scholars Go Global

November 24, 2008

It is not often that you get two former United States ambassadors, a CIA counterterrorism analyst, a Peace Corps alumna, a Google associate and a trio of Foreign Service officers in one room. But then again, the Morehead-Cain Scholars Program … Continued

UNC Increases Focus on Africa

November 14, 2008

In the last decade the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has become one of the leading institutions in the field of African Studies. The establishment of the African Studies Center has played a significant role in this progress. … Continued