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 »
Depression and anxiety during and after a pregnancy is the most common complication associated with having a child. Up to one in five women experience these issues during what’s known as the perinatal period. Talk therapy is a proven and effective treatment method for women experiencing mild to severe symptoms, yet less than one in… Read more »
Melody Zhuo didn’t even really know she could sing until she arrived at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to study music a few years ago. She initially focused her undergraduate studies on the piano, but attending musicals at Carolina Performing Arts inspired Zhuo to try voice lessons with UNC-Chapel Hill lecturer Timothy Sparks.
“Welcome to our new space,” said Josmell Perez as he greeted visitors to the Carolina Latinx Center, which officially opened July 1 in Abernethy Hall. Perez led the Carolina Latinx Collaborative for nearly a decade while it incubated within the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Office for Diversity and Inclusion. Now he will… Read more »
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 »
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 »
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.
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 »