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Carolina Ranks 33rd in 2019 Academic Ranking of World Universities

August 17, 2019

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ties for 33rd in the world and is 23rd in the United States among global universities, according to the 2019 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) released by the ShanghaiRanking Consultancy on August 15, 2019. UNC ties at 33rd with the University of Manchester. The university also ranks 8th among U.S. public universities.

Jackie Zeeman

School of Pharmacy Faculty Member Honored with International New Investigator Award

When University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill clinical assistant professor Jackie Zeeman conducts research, she’s hoping her findings will leave the world a little better than she found it. Her most recent work, “Identifying Traits and Building Consensus on Priority Leadership and Professionalism Attributes in Pharmacy Education,” left that mark on an international level…. Read more »

Jane Austen Summer Program Unites Fans, Scholars

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 »

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Baernholdt Joins Carolina Nursing as New Associate Dean of Global Initiatives

August 1, 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 »

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Leatherman to Receive Award for Contributions to Global Health Care

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 »

UNC-Chapel Hill Hosts Kevin Cheshire of King’s College London Business School

July 24, 2019

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 »

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.

UNC Global Announces 2017-18 Global Partnership Award Recipients

August 14, 2018

UNC Global announces the 2017-2018 Global Partnership Award recipients. The awards program was launched in Fall 2013 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to help faculty, staff and students develop and sustain partnerships with international institutions, with preference given to proposals that include designated university strategic or emerging partners. Recipients receive awards… Read more »