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Chinese Student Immersion Program Kicks Off Its Second Year

Undergraduate students from eight Chinese universities arrived July 14 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Eshelman School of Pharmacy for the Innovations and Transformations in Pharmaceutical Sciences (ITPS) program. During the four-week experience, the visiting students live on Carolina’s campus and learn more about pharmacy school in the United States, as well… Read more »

Jessica Islam Receives 2019 Marci K. Campbell Dissertation Award

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center has awarded Jessica Islam with the 2019 Marci K. Campbell Dissertation Award, which is a competitive award given to recognize excellence in dissertation research focused on cancer and the population sciences. Islam, a doctoral candidate in the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health,… Read more »

Cruz Earns Three Awards to Support Mental Health Work in India

July 10, 2019

Christina Cruz, who developed a program to enable teachers in rural areas to recognize and respond therapeutically to children with mental illness, was elected as the recipient of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Junior Investigator Award and a Thrasher Research Fund Early Career Award for her work. As a 2018 Global Health Scholar through… Read more »

Gillings Graduate Rawan Ajeen Recognized for Documenting Food Insecurity in Yemen

Rawan Ajeen, a recent graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public health, is the recipient of the fifth annual Susan M. McHale Award for Outstanding Psychological Research. She earned the award on the merit of several projects involving psychiatry, nutrition and the design and interpretation of psychological research.

Documenting an Archaeological Dig in Huqoq, Israel

A reporter goes wherever the story is—whether that’s just off campus in Carrboro or 6,100 miles away in Israel. As part of the Documenting the Dig course, 14 School of Media and Journalism students followed one of the University’s biggest global research stories to an archaeological dig site in Huqoq, Israel. The class documented the… Read more »