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UNC Project-Malawi Hits Publication Milestone

Researchers at UNC Project-Malawi published 124 articles in scientific journals in 2018. This is a record for the international sites in the UNC Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases (IGHID). Twenty-six of these manuscripts featured Malawian first authors. Maga Chagomerana is the director of the analysis and manuscript unit at UNC Project-Malawi. “Our unit celebrates every publication manuscript… Read more »

Global Heel: Meet Maya Weinberg ’19

January 29, 2019

For Maya Weinberg ’19, learning has never been limited to the classroom. After graduating from high school, Weinberg knew she needed to move beyond the classroom to gain additional experience before enrolling in a university to pursue her undergraduate degree. “I grew up in Chapel Hill and had never meaningfully interacted with other communities, so… Read more »

Associate Dean for Study Abroad and International Exchange Heather Ward: ‘Study Abroad Is Not an Extra’

January 28, 2019

Heather Ward, who became the new associate dean for study abroad and international exchanges in UNC-Chapel Hill’s College of Arts & Sciences in January, will never forget the moment the value of her first study abroad experience clicked for her. As a sophomore at Vanderbilt University, she was spending the spring semester at the University… Read more »

Eshelman School Postdoc Wins Lush Prize for Artificial Intelligence Chemical Toxicity Research

January 22, 2019

Vinicius Alves, a postdoctoral research associate at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy Catalyst for Rare Diseases, is a recipient of the 2018 Lush Prize Young Researcher award. The Lush Prize rewards international initiatives across science and campaigning that work to end or replace animal testing, particularly in the area of toxicology research, and is accompanied by a… Read more »