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2019 Program Participants poster

Bloomberg–Carolina Business Journalism Diversity Program Extends Overseas

The UNC School of Media and Journalism has announced the 2019 participants of the Bloomberg-UNC-Berkeley Journalism Diversity Program, and will partner with the City University Department of Journalism in London to extend the program overseas this year. The Bloomberg-UNC-Berkeley Business Journalism Diversity Program and the Bloomberg-UNC-City Business Journalism Diversity Programme give students the opportunity to join a week-long program… Read more »

Carolina Ranked Fifth Among Peace Corps’ 2019 Top Volunteer-Producing Schools

March 25, 2019

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has ranked fifth among large-size schools (more than 15,000 undergraduates) on the Peace Corps’ 2019 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list, tied with Ohio State University and the University of Washington. This is the 10th year Carolina has ranked among the top 20 large-size schools.

Jamie Bartram

Gillings School Faculty Awarded Lifetime Achievement Award by UK University

Jamie Bartram, Don and Jennifer Holzworth Distinguished Professor of environmental sciences and engineering at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and director of the School’s Water Institute at UNC,  has been selected for a Lifetime Achievement Award by leaders at his alma mater, the University of Surrey, in Guildford, Surrey, U.K. Bartram earned bachelor’s and… Read more »

Gina Chowa among students

Gina Chowa Sees Social Work Through a Global Lens

March 18, 2019

Gina Chowa, director of UNC’s Global Social Development Innovations (GSDI) research center, is considered a pioneer in global intervention research, due to her groundbreaking work on the effects of asset ownership on youth and families in resource-limited countries. Her projects focus on developing holistic and impactful interventions that positively affect root causes of poverty and… Read more »

Chérie Rivers Ndaliko Confronts Conflict with Creativity

March 18, 2019

Chérie Rivers Ndaliko stood behind the music stand she uses for a podium, her hands clasped, and looked out over her class. “I’m going to stand up here, and I want you to tell me what you see,” she said. While she has completed this exercise with classes in South Africa, Brazil and across the United… Read more »