Russia / Eastern Europe / Eurasia News

UNC-Chapel Hill Hosts International Visitor Leadership Program on Countering Violent Extremism

March 5, 2018

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill hosted a delegation from the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) Feb. 14, 2018. The IVLP delegation consisted of government officials, public officers and social media forum leaders from several European countries, and they met with faculty from Carolina’s Department of Communication to learn… Read more »

Gillings School of Global Public Health Professor Works to Implement Innovations in Healthcare for Women and Children

“For the sake of the women, children, adolescents and families we serve in each of our communities and in the communities of our colleagues around the world, this is a promise on which we must deliver.” These were some of the closing words from Herbert Peterson, as he delivered the Hale Lecture to the American College… Read more »

UNC Refugee Wellness Collaborative to Receive Grant

February 26, 2018

Triangle Community Foundation is awarding a $14,620 grant to the UNC Refugee Wellness Collaborative, which is based in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Social Work and supports mental health and wellness services for refugees living in the Triangle. “We are most grateful,” said Josh Hinson, program director and a clinical assistant… Read more »

US State Department Program Introduces Visitors from Uzbekistan to UNC Library and Information Specialists

February 6, 2018

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill hosted six visitors from Uzbekistan as part of the Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) on January 30, 2018. The program provided participants with a deeper understanding of the roles and functions of libraries and information specialists in U.S. society, among other goals. For many… Read more »

UNC Area Studies Centers Host Global Spotlight Week on Crises of Citizenship, Feb. 17-24

January 29, 2018

UNC centers for the study of Africa, Asia, Europe, Russia and East Europe, Latin America and the Middle East present “Global Spotlight Week: Crises of Citizenship,” Feb. 17-24, 2018. The week’s art exhibit, films, concert, lectures and panels will highlight critical approaches to the contested issue of citizenship, exploring experiences of migration and belonging across world regions.

David Steeb Receives American Pharmacists Association New Practitioner Award

January 26, 2018

David Steeb is the recipient of the 2018 Distinguished New Practitioner Award from the American Pharmacists Association. The award recognizes a new practitioner, within the first five years of practice, who has demonstrated distinctive achievements in mentorship, service and commitment to the profession of pharmacy. Steeb is a clinical assistant professor and director of global engagement… Read more »

UNC-Chapel Hill Earns Top Sustainability Ratings

January 25, 2018

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been nationally and internationally recognized by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education’s Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System and the University of Indonesia’s Green Metric for its work in promoting and maintaining sustainable practices. AASHE STARS is a nationally recognized, comprehensive campus sustainability rating system that enables… Read more »