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School of Media and Journalism Spring Break Includes International Experiences

Spring break for students in the School of Media and Journalism at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will include immersive classes, networking opportunities, workshops and more around the world. For MEJO 584: Documentary Multimedia Storytelling, March 8-19, Julian W. Scheer Term Professor Pat Davison and adjunct professors Christa Gala and Tamara Rice will… Read more »

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UNC Kenan-Flagler Professor Examines Impact of Intercultural Relationships on Creativity

Examples of extraordinarily successful and creative individuals who, early in their lives, cultivated relationships with people from other cultures are easy to find. Marie Curie was born in Poland, but moved to Paris where she met and married Pierre Curie. They conducted groundbreaking research on radioactivity and won a Nobel Prize for their achievements. When… Read more »

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 »

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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 »

Researchers Identify Molecular Target for Brain Cancer, Develop Immunotherapy Approach to Attack It

February 28, 2018

An international team of researchers has genetically engineered cancer-killing immune cells that can hunt brain tumors displaying a new molecular target that is highly prevalent on brain cancer cells. Based on the findings from their early, preclinical studies, the researchers believe their approach holds promise for a new immunotherapy treatment for glioblastoma, which is the… Read more »

Carolina Nursing Joins IntraHealth for US Launch of Nursing Now Global Campaign

February 27, 2018

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing joined IntraHealth International on Feb. 27, 2018, as the U.S. launch site of the global health campaign, Nursing Now. The three-year campaign aims to raise the status and profile of nursing worldwide. With the collaboration of the World Health Organization and the International Council of Nurses, the campaign will work to empower nurses,… Read more »

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Sasha Seymore Named Knight-Hennessy Scholar

February 26, 2018

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill alumnus Sasha Seymore has been selected as a Knight-Hennessy Scholar, a new prestigious scholarship that fully funds graduate-level work in any field at Stanford University. Seymore was one of 50 scholars selected for the inaugural cohort from over 3,600 applicants around the world. He will use the award… Read more »