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Global Reach

Global Heels: Maribel Carrion

When the Center for Global Initiatives and the Institute for the Study of the Americas approached Maribel Carrion four years ago about supporting a new program called Global Takeoff: Puerto Rico, it was a natural fit. ... Read More

5 receive 2018 Distinguished Alumni Awards

Five Tar Heels received Distinguished Alumni Awards at University Day. ... Read More

$10M gift to Carolina will broaden global reach, scholarship and opportunity

A $10 million gift from alumni Bill and Anne Harrison of Greenwich, Connecticut, to Carolina will strengthen the University’s global programs and presence. The generous gift from the Harrisons will endow two new senior-level leadership positions and support the strategic priorities of UNC Global, which incorporates many of the centralized programs and services that support Carolina’s […] ... Read More

Chancellor announces $2 million fund, new hub to help students affected by hurricane

Carolina students affected by Hurricane Florence are receiving unprecedented emergency support from the University, which has set up a $2 million fund and a resource hub in the days following the disaster. At the Sept. 27 meeting of the University Board of Trustees, Chancellor Carol L. Folt announced the creation of the $2 million Florence Student Emergency Fund and the Student Success Hub for Florence Recovery for those affected by the hurricane. ... Read More

When a hurricane hits

Carolina dodged the worst of Hurricane Florence, the storm that hovered over the southeastern part of the state for days, causing torrential flooding and leaving millions without power. But that doesn’t mean that the University wasn’t impacted by the storm. ... Read More

Toward a healthier future

The Gillings School of Global Public Health is building a future that is safer, healthier, greener and more equitable for all people. In this Q&A, Dean Barbara Rimer shares her vision for the school. ... Read More

5 area studies centers awarded $8.6 million, named National Resource Centers

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Focus Carolina: Will Vizuete

Will Vizuete is an associate professor in the Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering in the Gillings School of Global Public Health. The focus of his research is atmospheric chemistry and the formation of air pollution. Vizuete uses high performance computers and three-dimensional simulations to model the atmosphere to try to improve our understanding about how air […] ... Read More

Focus Carolina: Melina Kibbe

Melina Kibbe is the Colin G. Thomas Jr., MD, Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Surgery at UNC School of Medicine. She is a renowned researcher of novel therapies for patients with vascular disease and is a passionate advocate for gender equality in biomedical research. In 2017, she was elected to the National Academy […] ... Read More

Sancars break ground for $5 million Turkish cultural center in Chapel Hill

Aziz and Gwen Sancar join with dignitaries from Turkey and Chapel Hill to celebrate the groundbreaking for the Sancar Turkish Cultural and Community Center. ... Read More