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UNC School of Nursing Ranks 6th in World Rankings

July 27, 2018

The UNC School of Nursing ranks 6th among nursing schools the world over and third among US schools of nursing according to ShanghaiRanking’s Academic Ranking of Academic Subjects 2018 report. The new rankings demonstrate a four-point rise from 2017 when the School ranked 10th overall. Considered the most influential international ranking by the Chronicle of Higher Education, the annual… Read more »

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MEASURE Evaluation Receives Research Award for Study on Programs Integrating HIV and Tuberculosis Care in Ukraine

The International AIDS Society HIV Co-Infections and Co-Morbidities Initiative has awarded MEASURE Evaluation a top prize for its abstract investigating a strategy to improve outcomes for people co-infected with HIV and tuberculosis (TB). MEASURE Evaluation is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the President’s Emergency Fund for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)…. Read more »

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Doctoral Student Lisa Bauer Merges Computer Science, Love of Language with Research Goal of Improving Quality of Life

June 29, 2018

Lisa Bauer grew up bilingual in German and English. Her love of learning languages also includes Spanish, Italian and French. While an undergraduate at Johns Hopkins University, Bauer started adding computer programming languages to her repertoire. Now a second-year computer science doctoral student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a National Science… Read more »

UNC-Chapel Hill Hosts International Visitor Leadership Program on Foreign Policy

June 28, 2018

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill hosted a delegation from the U.S. Department of State International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) focusing on foreign policy on June 25, 2018. The IVLP delegation included government officials, public officers and academic professionals from Bulgaria, Italy, Serbia, Slovakia and Sweden. The group visited Carolina to examine the… Read more »

Carolina Research Finds Global Surface Area of Rivers and Streams Is 45 Percent Higher than Previously Thought

Researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Texas A&M University used satellite images, on-the-ground measurements and a statistical model to determine how much of the earth is covered by rivers and streams. They found that global river and stream surface area is about 45 percent greater than what was indicated by… Read more »

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Clare Barrington and Team Win Research Award for HIV/AIDS Project in Guatemala

Central America’s first study to critically document the process of creating a community-based clinic for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for gay men has been selected to receive the International Council of AIDS Service Organizations’ (ICASO) 2018 Robert Carr Research Award. The project, “Expanding the Options: A Case Study of Collective Action to Create a Community-based Pre-exposure… Read more »