Monitoring the psychosocial experiences of people living with HIV is a key recommendation for conducting clinical trials where participants will have interruptions in antiretroviral therapy (ART). This new development is influenced in part by the contributions of a social scientist at the UNC-Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health. Karine Dubé, assistant professor in the… Read more »
On April 9, 2019, UNC Global will participate in GiveUNC, a campus-wide fundraising effort across the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. All funds raised for UNC Global during GiveUNC will go to the Chancellor’s Global Education Fund, a University-wide fund supporting global opportunities, such as College of Arts and Sciences study abroad scholarships,… Read more »
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill alumna Sandy Alkoutami has been selected for the James C. Gaither Junior Fellows program run by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. She is UNC-Chapel Hill’s third recipient of this one-year award, which provides substantive work experience at the Carnegie Endowment for students and recent graduates.
UNC Global, in conjunction with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), will host a naturalization ceremony recognizing 59 of North Carolina’s new candidates for U.S. citizenship on April 12, 2019. The candidates come from 28 countries, including India, Ethiopia, Canada, Vietnam and Mexico.
Her excellency Cristina Balan, Ambassador of the Republic of Moldova to the U.S., visited the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on Friday, March 29, 2019. Ambassador Balan, along with Veronica Dragnev-Sacara, deputy chief of mission, and Vladislav Nastas, first secretary for the Embassy of Moldova, visited North Carolina to meet with universities, government… Read more »
Graduate and undergraduate students from more than 10 universities gathered at UNC’s Gillings School of Global Public Health Feb. 16–17 for the 2019 Pearl Hacks, a weekend-long hackathon for female and nonbinary students. The event, in its fifth year, was an opportunity for more than 250 like-minded students to network, form small teams and imagine… Read more »
The UNC School of Media and Journalism has announced the 2019 participants of the Bloomberg-UNC-Berkeley Journalism Diversity Program, and will partner with the City University Department of Journalism in London to extend the program overseas this year. The Bloomberg-UNC-Berkeley Business Journalism Diversity Program and the Bloomberg-UNC-City Business Journalism Diversity Programme give students the opportunity to join a week-long program… Read more »
Mark Green, administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) launched a new tuberculosis data hub on March 20 in Washington, D.C., and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is playing a large role. Tuberculosis data from 23 USAID priority countries, along with global tuberculosis data, is housed on the new… Read more »