Category Archives: Announcements

O.A.S.I.S. celebrates Africa Week

The Organization for African Students Interest and Solidarity (O.A.S.I.S) invites you to Africa Week 2012. The theme this year is “The New Face of Mama Africa”, highlighting the ways in which the African continent has transformed throughout the centuries and … Read More

Register now for the 2012 Global Health Challenge

The Global Health Challenge is a case competition that provides a venue for graduate and undergraduate students from different disciplines to work together to develop innovative solutions for a specific global health problem. Teams of four to six students work … Read More

Register for One Health Intellectual Exchange course, Spring 2012

PUBH 690 – Philosophy to Practical Integration of Human, Animal and Environmental Health This course is cross-listed at UNC, Duke and NCSU (1-3 credit course).  For UNC and Duke students, the Connect Carolina code is 5836. This graduate-level seminar addresses the … Read More

UNC Water Institute invites photos for international competition

August 24, 2011 — The Water Institute at UNC is launching a global photography competition on the subject of water.  The contest, called “Reflections,” aims to encourage photographers in the U.S. and around the world to submit powerful, thought-provoking images … Read More

Save the Date: Conference on “Fragile States, Global Consequences”

July 8, 2011 — For over a century the balance of power among the world’s strongest nations was the dominant issue in discussions of global security. Many of today’s policies and international institutions were created to deal with conflicts between … Read More

CFAR Developmental Core announces 2011 seed grants

March 23, 2011 — The Developmental Core of the UNC Center for AIDS Research announces that seed grants of $5,000-$20,000 are available to faculty and investigators with terminal degrees. Junior and minority investigators in laboratory sciences, epidemiology, clinical sciences, and … Read More

Global health summer practicum with Stop Hunger Now

The Office of Global Health in the Gillings School of Global Public Health and a locally-based international relief agency, Stop Hunger Now, seeks an MPH or PhD student for a formative research project to develop a process and impact evaluation design. … Read More

Call for Abstracts – Water and Health: Where Science Meets Policy

The 2011 Water and Health Conference, to be held October 3-7 at UNC-Chapel Hill, is now accepting abstracts via the conference website. The conference is coordinated by the Water Institute and the Institute for the Environment at UNC.

Carolina Launch Pad accepting applications

Have an idea for improving health at home or abroad?  Carolina Launch Pad can get you off the ground. Carolina Launch Pad is UNC’s business accelerator aimed at aspiring IT entrepreneurs who are part of the UNC community and who … Read More

Chancellor Thorp responds to the disaster in Japan

A Message from Chancellor Thorp March 14, 2011 Dear Carolina Community, When natural disasters strike – in North Carolina, the United States or around the world –  our students, faculty and staff immediately ask, “What can we do to help?” … Read More