UNC Artist’s Work Centers on Immigrant Experience

February 17, 2009

Work by Puerto Rican multi-media/performance artist Roxana Perez-Mendez, which focuses on the immigrant experience, will be displayed Feb. 17 through March 17 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The free public installation, titled “Sin Fin,” will be exhibited in the John and June Allcott Gallery of the Hanes Art Center, located beside… Read more »

Dr. Muhammad Yunis: Changing the World One Business at a Time

February 17, 2009

But as students began lining up as early as 5 AM outside of Kenan-Flagler Business School on Wednesday February 4, it was not in hopes of seeing Tyler Hansbrough sink yet another layup. Rather, it was to hear 2006 Nobel Peace Prize winner Dr. Muhammad Yunus discuss his strategy for the daunting task of alleviating… Read more »

Rohit Ramaswamy

Fourth UNC Gillings Visiting Professor Named to Public Health School

February 10, 2009

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Gillings School of Global Public Health has awarded a Gillings Visiting Clinical Associate Professorship to Rohit Ramaswamy, Ph.D., to develop a pilot distance-based learning program for public health professionals around the world. Ramaswamy, an adjunct professor in the school’s public health leadership program, is president of Service… Read more »

Two UNC Musicologists Awarded Competitive NEH Fellowships

February 3, 2009

Two musicologists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have won 2009 fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities for book projects, on music during World War II and the myth of “absolute music.” The one-year research fellowships of $50,400 each were awarded to Annegret Fauser and Mark Evan Bonds, professors of… Read more »

National Library of Medicine, Corn, Grinding

National Library of Medicine’s Traveling Global Health Exhibit to Visit Campus

The UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health will host an exhibition developed by the National Institutes of Health’s National Library of Medicine. “Against the Odds: Making a Difference in Global Health” will be on display Feb. 6-13 in the School’s Michael Hooker Research Center atrium. Topics addressed in the display include community health, food,… Read more »

Myron Cohen

UNC Global Health Update

Myron S. Cohen, MD Director, Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases Happy Chinese New Year to all. The 21st century has been dubbed “the China century.”  With a population of 1.3 billion, China is home to nearly 20 percent of the world’s population and is fast becoming a keystone of the global economy.  Over… Read more »