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 »
The traditional Chinese herb Lycii Cortex (LyC), with its powerful compound kukoamine B, could be an effective nutraceutical choice for lowering blood glucose when used alone or in combination with low doses of first-line diabetes medications. YuanYuan Li, a postdoctoral researcher at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, is lead author of the… Read more »
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 »
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.
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 »
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine’s William A. Fischer II and David A. Wohl are part of an international group of authors who have contributed to a recent Perspective piece published in the New England Journal of Medicine. The piece argues that patients with Ebola virus disease in countries with limited resources… Read more »