Kavita Singh Ongechi, associate professor of maternal and child health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health, has been awarded the University’s Philip and Ruth Hettleman Prize for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement by Young Faculty. She will be recognized at the Sept. 13 meeting of the UNC-Chapel… Read more »
The Art of Resistance, an exhibition featuring the work of world-renowned graphic novelist and political cartoonist Ramón Nsé Esono Ebalé, opens at the FedEx Global Education Center at UNC-Chapel Hill on August 19. The exhibition is hosted by UNC Global, in conjunction with the African Studies Center, and on display through December 13.
In order to help the World Health Organization (WHO) meet its goal of better protecting one billion people from health emergencies by 2023, a team of researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health has proposed an evidence-based framework to improve the quality of health services in… Read more »
Jane Austen’s work has inspired films and television shows, sequels and spin-offs, and even tabletop role-playing games. Her beloved novel, Pride and Prejudice, with its plethora of subsequent re-imaginings, was the focus of this year’s Jane Austen Summer Program, organized by faculty and graduate students in the College of Arts and Sciences. The annual conference,… Read more »
Five students from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have been awarded a U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) to study a language abroad during Summer 2019. The awardees are among the 555 U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who received a scholarship from the U.S. Department of State’s CLS Program in 2019.
Marianne Baernholdt joined the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing today as the new associate dean for global initiatives. An international scholar, Baernholdt has dedicated her career to teaching and mentoring students and junior faculty in leadership, quality and safety. She is an experienced primary investigator and co-investigator on several federal grants,… Read more »
Sheila Leatherman, professor of health policy and management at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health, will receive the International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua) Presidential Citation for Distinguished Service Award later this year. The society’s board is recognizing Leatherman’s work to improve the quality of… Read more »
Tucked in a back meeting room of the Carolina Union at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, service-learning leaders from across campus scribbled down notes. Their eyes were locked on Heather Knorr ’06 MA. At the front of the room, Knorr was excitedly remembering the children’s books her students had created during her… Read more »
Kevin Cheshire, the marketing and communications manager for the King’s College London Business School, visited UNC-Chapel Hill June 17–20 to learn about communication and student recruitment strategies at the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, as well as processes of accreditation and development of academic programs. Cheshire leads the business school’s marketing and communication strategies, including their… Read more »