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Research Shows Women Can Spread Zika Virus to Sexual Partners for up to Six Months After Infection

Women who are infected with the Zika virus potentially can spread the virus to sexual partners for up to six months after infection. This finding prolongs the period of time following acute infection that the virus was known to be present in vaginal secretions. Sylvia Becker-Dreps, associate professor in the department of epidemiology at the UNC… Read more »

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Building a New Life in Orange County: Refugee Experiences

April 17, 2019

Orange County in North Carolina has an estimated 1,200 refugees. While they represent a small portion of the more than 65 million individuals displaced worldwide, their resettlement process can prove challenging. Local organizations like the Refugee Community Partnership (RCP) and the Transplanting Traditions Community Farm work to address the issues refugees face and support them… Read more »

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UNC Global Hosts Fifth Annual Naturalization Ceremony

April 17, 2019

On April 12, UNC Global hosted its fifth annual naturalization ceremony in conjunction with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium of the FedEx Global Education Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The ceremony celebrated the naturalization of 59 new American citizens who came from countries across the world.

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UNC Global Statement about Recent Performance

April 12, 2019

UNC Global welcomes students, faculty, and staff from over a hundred countries, represented by a diverse range of perspectives, traditions, and faiths—and we stand steadfast against hate in all its forms. Many members of our community, including Interim Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz, are heartbroken and offended by a musical performance during the three-day “Conflict over Gaza”… Read more »