Western Europe / European Union News

School of Education Doctoral Students Incorporate Travel into Learning about Education

April 4, 2018

Two University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education doctoral students have incorporated travel opportunities into their study, benefitting from funding that has helped them explore innovations and challenges in learning communities in other parts of the world. Diana Tursi and Lucia Mock, doctoral students in the Cultural Studies and Literacies strand of… Read more »

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UNC-Chapel Hill Hosts Third Annual Europe Week

The Center for European Studies will host UNC-Chapel Hill’s third annual Europe Week April 8-13, 2018. Campus-wide and open to the public, Europe Week includes a language lunch, film screenings, a keynote lecture, a happy hour and a reception to celebrate connections with Europe at Carolina.

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Five Students Selected as 2018 Burch Fellows

Five students from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s College of Arts and Sciences were selected as recipients of the 2018 Burch Fellowship to pursue unique, self-defined educational experiences anywhere outside UNC-Chapel Hill’s campus. The Burch Fellows Program was established in 1993 by a gift from UNC-Chapel Hill alumnus Lucius E. Burch, III…. Read more »

Students Explore Topics from Health Care to Anti-Apartheid Activism at AAAD’s Fifth Annual Undergraduate Research Conference

“Undergraduate students who conduct research receive notable gains — writing, speaking and leadership skills, intellectual curiosity, and the improved ability to acquire and analyze information.” That’s how Troy Blackburn, associate dean for undergraduate research in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill College of Arts and Sciences, opened the fifth annual Undergraduate Research Conference… Read more »

Expert Commentary Illuminates Differing Mental Health Needs among Displaced Populations

Dilshad Jaff of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Gillings School of Global Public Health responded to a briefing document on trauma and mental health in forcibly displaced populations in an essay titled “Mental health needs in forcibly displaced populations: critical reflections.” The essay was published in the journal Medicine, Conflict and Survival.

New Partnership Will Expand Malawian Surgical Initiative

March 22, 2018

The Malawian Surgical Initiative, a collaboration between the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Department of Surgery, Kamuzu Central Hospital in Lilongwe, Malawi, and the Malawi College of Medicine in Blantyre, Malawi, has secured a partnership with the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in Scotland, which will fund the training of additional Malawian… Read more »

UNC-Chapel Hill Hosts Delegation from University of Essex

March 14, 2018

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill hosted a delegation from the University of Essex in the United Kingdom March 1, 2018. As Essex is on track to increase its student body by 50 percent since 2012 and is also beginning a new strategic planning period, the delegation visited large U.S. institutions like UNC-Chapel… Read more »