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Global News & Events, March 23, 2016
Promoting Quality Healthcare for Mothers and Their Children in Rural Ghana

For the past five years, a team of researchers lead by Kavita Singh from the Gillings School of Global Public Health has partnered with Project Fives Alive, an initiative that focuses on finding the best methods to reduce child mortality.
What's New
Carolina Hosts 29th Annual Powwow
Shaw Drake ’10 Draws on Degree in Latin American Studies to Work for Human Rights for Migrants
Harriet Fulbright Institute Announces the Prof. Aziz Sancar Girls in STEM Project
Center for European Studies Receives Three Grants to Bolster Study of the European Union
Schistosomiasis and HIV Acquisition
GillingsX Highlights Innovation at School of Public Health
Zakaria Calls for Renewed Commitment to Higher Education
Monash, UCL, UNC Advance PharmAlliance Partnership
Gillings Researchers Find Link in Number of Births, Heart Disease Risks in Hispanic/Latina Population
Stephen Eckel Appointed Associate Dean for Global Engagement 
Awards & Honors

Multiple Carolina Graduate Programs Receive High Rankings by US News & World Report
Business Journalism Major Wins Prestigious Overseas Press Club Foundation Award

March 24  Claudia Matthes, ‘Old and New Divides in Europe in a Time of Crises'
March 26  Triangle East Asia Colloquium 2016
March 28  2016-2017 Fulbright US Student Program Info Session
March 28  Asian Film Series: ‘Salata Baladi’ (Egypt, 2007)
March 29  Eliana Lopez, ‘What Is the Scandal? The Ignored Cry of an Immigrant’
March 31  Study Abroad 101 Info Session
March 31  What People in Other Member States Think About the UK’s EU Referendum
Until April 1  2016 Carolina Global Photography Exhibition
April 4-July 29  ‘Thukhuma: Painting Myanmar in a Time of Transition’ Exhibition
April 5  2016-2017 Fulbright US Student Program Info Session

March 23  ‘The Story of God:’ Screening and Panel Discussion
Until March 25  ‘Lawyers Without Rights: Jewish Lawyers in Germany Under the Third Reich’
March 28  Tai Chi in the Galleries
March 28  Priscilla Layne, ‘The Future Is Unwritten: Redefining Blackness in Afro-German Poetry’
March 28-April 2  Andrew Hemingway, ‘British Landscape Painting in the Age of Revolution’
March 29  Jodi Magness, ‘Excavations of Huqoq in Israel’s Galilee’
March 30  John Tomaro, ‘Career Choices and the Road I Took’
March 30  Adam Michnik, ‘Tolerance and Xenophobia: Eastern Europe and Today’s Crises’
March 31  Music on the Porch: Hindugrass
March 31  Unpacking Your Role in Global Health
March 31-April 8  Telling Our Stories of Home: African Diaspora Communities
April 1  
Historical Trauma and Healing: The Fourth Annual Native Leaders Symposium

April 5  Edlie Wong, ‘Black Inclusion, Chinese Exclusion and the Fictions of Citizenship’
April 5  Discussion with Hubert Klimko-Dobrzaniecki
April 5  Nayoung Kwon and Travis Workman, ‘New Takes on Japan’s Colonial Empire’
Until April 15  ‘Lyric Impressions: Wordsworth in the Long Nineteenth Century’
March 31  Seminar on Archival and Historical Research at the Center for Jewish History
April 4  Carolina Navigators Summer Internships
April 5  Global Partnership Awards
April 11  Center for Global Initiatives Summer Internships
April 15  2016 Summer Research Laboratory on Russia, Eastern Europe and Eurasia

"With support from the Chancellor’s Global Education Fund, we traveled to Reggio Calabria, Italy, to report on the European migration crisis. Our final project, "Divided by the Sea," shares the stories of both migrants and community members while also asking questions about migration and mobility around the world."
- Gabriela Arp ’16 M.A. and Andrea Patiño ’16 M.A., School of Media and Journalism; William Moose ’16 M.A., Department of City and Regional Planning
In the Media

Researchers Develop Smart Cell Patch to Control Diabetes | International Business Times
Britain Is Fighting Childhood Obesity with a New Soda Tax. But Will it Work? | Vox
The Plan to Shut Gitmo and Turn it into an Ocean Research Lab | Motherboard
SARS-Like Virus Has Potential to Cause Outbreak in Humans | International Business Times
After Ebola and Zika, This New Virus Is Poised to Infect Humans | Business Standard
The Rise of American Authoritarianism? | CNN
Researchers Find Solution for 50-Year-Old Nuclear Waste Problem | HNGN
MBA by Numbers: US Students the Least Globally Mobile | Financial Times
An Immigrant Sociologist’s View of a Donald Trump Rally | PRI
Trick Your Brain to Work More Efficiently | Pakistan Today
Is the Global Diet Getting Sweeter? An Interview with Professor Barry Popkin | News Medical
Kenyan Becomes First Native African UNC Student President | Standard Digital News
From Swastika to Jim Crow | WUNC
This Device Could Stop HIV’s Spread. Will It Get Funded? | The Daily Beast
ONE, She’s the First Partner to Host 'He Named Me Malala' | The Daily Tar Heel
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