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Professor of Global Health Policy Presents Human Rights Research in Vietnam

December 8, 2009

Assistant Professor Benjamin Mason Meier has just returned from serving as a Delegate at the International Conference on Realising the Rights to Health and Development for All in Ha Noi, Vietnam. With this Conference seeking to propose policies to address the complex relationships between health, development and human rights, Professor Meier presented his research on global health… Read more »

Study Abroad at 3200 Feet

December 1, 2009

Selecting a far-away land for your travel experience is a romantic idea, filled with images of isolated beauty and untouched wonders. It is an irresistible prospect to transgress vast continents and oceans to set foot on a land your friends and family know barely anything about. Overpowered by excitement, it’s easy to glaze over the… Read more »

UNC’s 5th Annual Passport Drive: A Record-Breaker

A record number of Carolina students, faculty and staff submitted applications to get or renew their passports during the fifth annual “Get-a-Passport Drive” held Nov. 17th and 18th. The two-day event took place during International Education Week in the FedEx Global Education Center at UNC. More than 270 members of the Carolina community took advantage… Read more »

Exhibition Opening: “South – From Saxapahaw to Antarctica”

The Center for the Study of the American South is hosting, “South – From Saxapahaw to Antartica”, paintings by Nerys Levy from December 7, 2009 to January 27, 2010. This exhibition of paintings shows southern juxtapositions and extremities, from the southern USA  to South China and Southern Europe,  to the “real” South, the seventh continent, Antarctica.  … Read more »

UNC and Germany’s University of Ulm Collaborate on Distance-Learning Program

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Gillings School of Global Public Health has announced its collaboration with the University of Ulm, in Ulm, Germany, for the October 2010 launch of a distance-education master’s degree program called “@dvanced Oncology.” The curriculum of the two-year program, which includes clinical research and management, is designed for… Read more »

Kenyan Social Entrepreneur Speaks on Sustainable Development in Africa Dec. 3

Kenyan social entrepreneur Teddy Warria, founder of Common Vocabulary and New Horizons Initiative, visits the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on Thursday, Dec. 3, to share his vision for addressing two critical challenges facing Africa on its path to sustainable development – improving public health and expanding access to private capital markets. The… Read more »