Jonathan Hess, professor and chair of the department of Germanic and Slavic languages and literatures, passed away suddenly on April 9, 2018. Hess had been department chair since 2016 and the Moses M. and Hannah L. Malkin Distinguished Professor of Jewish History and Culture since 2012. He had served as director for the Carolina Center… Read more »
The United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which aim to “end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity,” include a dedicated goal for water and sanitation. Goal Six calls for UN member states “to ensure access to water and sanitation, for all,” and, like all SDGs, includes both… Read more »
Donald A. Holzworth, executive in residence and adjunct professor of health policy and management at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, was selected recently as the Triangle Global Health Consortium’s 2018 Global Health Champion. The annual award recognizes career-long commitment to the advancement of global health. As an entrepreneur and philanthropist, Holzworth has… Read more »
By Haley Moser ’18 Water sloshes rhythmically as I make my way across a farm on San Cristóbal Island in the Galápagos. As I begin my trek up a steep hill, the weight of the five-gallon water bag I’m carrying begins to wear on me. This is my second trip grabbing water today, and I’m… Read more »
Kevin Guskiewicz, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, described the new Program in Environment, Ecology and Energy as “uniquely Carolina.” “It will break down silos between humanities, social and natural sciences to expand our study of the interaction between humans and the built environment,”… Read more »
American studies graduate student Hannah Herzog couldn’t explain why, but she always felt a strong connection to Jewish culture and tradition. That connection inspired her academic career, which will reach a new peak this weekend when Herzog graduates from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a master’s degree. Herzog, who grew up… Read more »
New research from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and collaborators found that most marine life in marine protected areas will not be able to tolerate warming ocean temperatures caused by greenhouse gas emissions. Marine protected areas have been established as havens to protect threatened marine life from the effects of fishing and activities like mineral and oil extraction.
When Jacob Stocks came to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2014, he was looking to experience more than Chapel Hill. He was ready to experience the world, and he knew the University could provide him the opportunity. The Greenville, North Carolina-native had never been outside of the United States, but loved… Read more »
On Friday, April 27, 2018, UNC Global hosted its fourth naturalization ceremony to welcome new United States citizens at the FedEx Global Education Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Fifty-nine individuals representing countries from Argentina to Zambia took the oath of allegiance and officially became U.S. citizens.
On Friday, April 27, 2018, UNC Global hosted its fourth naturalization ceremony at the FedEx Global Education Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to welcome new United States citizens. Adnan Džumhur, associate director of the Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies at UNC-Chapel Hill, provided the following remarks. I… Read more »