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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Health & Medicine

Leading the business of health

The Kenan-Flager Business School recently launched the Center for the Business of Health to address an array of challenges, including affordability, access and outcome variations. ... Read More

Carolina People: Elizabeth French

  Elizabeth French ASSISTANT DEAN FOR STRATEGIC INITIATIVES AT THE GILLINGS SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH What’s a typical day like in your job? Nearly everything I do is focused on advancing the four pillars of our school’s strategic plan: create 21st century classrooms for teaching and learning, become truly global, be innovative and be more […] ... Read More

Meet Carolina’s new and notable faculty 2018–19

The University welcomes many new faculty members each year. Some have freshly minted doctorates, but others are seasoned professors and researchers and experienced professionals new to the world of academia. For the 2018–19 academic year, 86 new people will join the Carolina faculty. Here’s an introduction to a few of them.       Sayamindu […] ... Read More

Trustees announce goals, view heart-tugging stories of patients benefitting from research

At the first University Board of Trustees meeting in the new fiscal year, Chair Haywood Cochrane announced six goals for the board that are tied to the University’s strategic framework, the Blueprint for Next. The trustees also heard two presentations about University health care research that has led to groundbreaking patient treatments. ... Read More

Carolina hires new IE director, launches program for environment studies

As the new director of the Institute for the Environment effective July 1, Michael Piehler draws on his lifetime of experiences as an observer, researcher, teacher and convener to lead an environmental convergence at Carolina to new heights. ... Read More

Carolina researchers fight against current Ebola outbreak

Research conducted at Carolina is aiding the fight against the deadly Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has been declared “largely contained” by the World Health Organization. ... Read More

Carolina People: Laura Klinger

Carolina People: Meet Laura Klinger, executive director of the UNC TEACCH Autism Program and associate professor in the department of psychiatry. ... Read More

Going global

Carolina will rise faster and farther as a global university by collaborating with its six strategic partners around the world. ... Read More

Meet Carolina’s other global partners

King’s College London A research-led public university founded in 1828 in the heart of London.  Partnerships In 2005, the two universities established the UNC-King’s Strategic Alliance between Carolina’s College of Arts & Sciences and King’s School of Arts and Humanities and School of Social Science and Public Policy. The alliance has become one of the most […] ... Read More

Inventor of the Year Mark Schoenfisch makes NO the optimistic answer

Mark Schoenfisch has turned his passion for researching the molecule nitric oxide (NO) into medical inventions that can save lives by detecting deadly infections and improve the lives of people with diabetes and cystic fibrosis. ... Read More