Carolina Alumna Olivia Holder Named 2018 Yenching Scholar

July 18, 2018

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill alumna Olivia Holder will join the fourth cohort at the Yenching Academy of Peking University in Beijing, China, as a Yenching scholar. A Yenching Academy scholarship offers a fully funded interdisciplinary master’s degree in China studies. Holder will enter the program in fall 2018 with a concentration in… Read more »

UNC-Chapel Hill Faculty Present at HIV Prevention Conference in Asia

In this blog post for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases, Wenting Huang, a research assistant at UNC Project-China, shares lessons learned from attending the Asia Pacific AIDS and Co-infections Conference in Hong Kong. Last week, the UNC Social Entrepreneurship to Spur Health (SESH) team participated in the… Read more »

Mosaics Discovered by UNC-Chapel Hill Researchers Provide New Clues on Ancient Galilean Jewish Village

July 9, 2018

Recent discoveries by a team of specialists and students at Huqoq in Israel’s Galilee, led by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill professor Jodi Magness, shed new light on the life and culture of an ancient Jewish village. The discoveries indicate villagers flourished under early fifth century Christian rule, contradicting a widespread view that… Read more »

Rotary Peace Center Educates a New Generation of Peace Builders at Carolina

July 6, 2018

Mohammed Eid is among nearly 150 students who have pursued master’s degrees in global conflict resolution through the Duke-UNC Rotary Peace Center, a collaboration between UNC-Chapel Hill, Duke University and international service organization Rotary. The center, one of only six in the world, prepares students to become peace builders in conflict zones across the globe.

Carolina Alumnus William McInerney Named 2018 Gates Cambridge Scholar

July 5, 2018

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill alumnus William McInerney has been awarded a prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship, which provides full support for graduate study at the University of Cambridge in England. The Gates Cambridge Scholarship, established by a donation to the University of Cambridge from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in 2000, supports… Read more »

UNC-Chapel Hill Researchers Fight Against Current Ebola Outbreak

July 5, 2018

Research conducted at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is aiding the fight against the deadly Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has been declared “largely contained” by the World Health Organization. Carolina researchers are providing on-the-ground care to Ebola patients, continuing to monitor Ebola survivors from the 2014… Read more »

UNC-Chapel Hill, RTI International Researchers Assess US Travelers’ Knowledge of Zika Virus, Vaccine

A collaboration between researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health, RTI International and UNC-Chapel Hill’s School of Medicine has resulted in the first study to assess and compare United States travelers’ knowledge levels about the Zika virus across three regions: at-risk states, other states and Puerto… Read more »