UNC-Chapel Hill Hosts International Visitor Leadership Programs

November 14, 2018

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill hosted two delegations from the U.S. Department of State International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) in October and November 2018. The first IVLP delegation included government officials, technical consultants and public officers from Nigeria, who visited the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Law on October 29 to learn about… Read more »

Parents, Providers in Five Countries Approve of New Two-Dose HPV Vaccination

In 2016, the World Health Organization (WHO) revised its recommended dosing schedule for human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination from three doses to two doses for adolescents ages 14 and under. Mothers of and health care providers for adolescent girls in five countries preferred the two-dose HPV vaccination schedule, according to new research published October 4 in Cancer… Read more »

Ciarrocca and De Kok Inducted into the International College of Dentists

October 30, 2018

The International College of Dentists (ICD) USA Section inducted Katharine Ciarrocca, DMD, MSEd, and Ingeborg De Kok, DDS, MS, into its member fellowship during the ICD’s 89th Annual Convocation in Honolulu, Hawaii. “I am humbled by my induction to the International College of Dentists, and proud to represent the UNC-CH School of Dentistry with this honor,” said Ciarrocca. “This recognition is particularly special to me because… Read more »

Medical Student Researches How Citizen Children Are Affected by Immigration Policies

October 29, 2018

Before the family separation policy of the Trump administration created a flash point in the ongoing immigration debate, state legislatures enacted more than 1,500 pieces of increasingly punitive immigration legislation dating back to 2005. In a research paper published in the Harvard Medical Student Review, UNC School of Medicine student Sebastian Werner, synthesized existing research to outline… Read more »

Three Students Selected As 2019 Weir Fellows

October 29, 2018

Three students from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill were selected as recipients of the 2019 William D. Weir Honors Fellowship in Asian Studies, a program designed for students who have started their Chinese language journey and would like to develop advanced working language skills. Second-year students Mattias Miller and Owen Warmuth and… Read more »

Global Heels: Maribel Carrion

November 1, 2018

By Jamie Gnazzo ’13 Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and raised in an Army family, Maribel Carrion has always been familiar with travel. Moving from North Carolina to Germany to Panama to Miami, Carrion grew up with a larger sense of the world and its cultures, a mindset she has carried throughout her life…. Read more »