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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Global News & Events, March 9, 2016
Study Finds Latinos Face Housing Barriers, Represent Significant Untapped Market

North Carolina’s 800,000 Latinos represent the fastest-growing segment of the population and a significant potential market for the housing industry, researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill report in a new study. But a range of obstacles inhibit homeowner and renter markets from growing, researchers said.
What's New
Chowa Launching Interdisciplinary Global Research Center
Understanding Putin’s Rising Popularity in Russia
Constantin Draws on Diverse Professional Background to Provide Holistic Patient Care
Business First Ranks UNC-Chapel Hill the Nation’s Top Public University
UNC and Duke University Neurosurgery Departments to Offer Joint International Fellowships
Phillips Ambassadors Spotlight: Clay Hackney ’15
Awards & Honors

Lanning Receives Nursing Award and Matching Grant from Center for Global Initiatives
Kayla Miles Selected as Inaugural Carolina Blue Honors Fellow
Student Team Awarded EPA’s ‘People, Prosperity and the Planet’ Grant
Bentley Awarded Nutrition Prize for Global Health Research and Teaching
Gillings Researchers Receive Funding to Harmonize India-US Youth Diabetes Registries
      
Events

FEDEX GLOBAL EDUCATION CENTER
March 9 Kimberly Stanton, ‘Ending Human Rights Violations in Colombia’
March 10 Beth Holmgren, ‘The Jewishness of Interwar Polish Popular Culture’
March 22 Andrei Terian, ‘The Geoculture of Romanian Studies’
March 23 Study Abroad 101 Info Session
Until April 1 2016 Carolina Global Photography Exhibition

UNC
March 9 Bart Ehrman, ‘Jesus Before the Gospels’
Until March 13 Playmakers Repertory Company, ‘We Are Proud to Present’
March 14 Tai Chi in the Galleries
March 21 Tai Chi in the Galleries
March 22-23 Building Bridges: Cultural Respect and Equity in the Classroom
March 23 Konrad Jarausch, ‘Jewish Lawyers in Germany: The Disintegration of a Profession’
March 23 ‘The Story of God:’ Screening and Panel Discussion
March 23-24 Europe at a Crossroads
Until March 25 ‘Lawyers Without Rights: Jewish Lawyers in Germany Under the Third Reich’
Until April 15 ‘Lyric Impressions: Wordsworth in the Long Nineteenth Century’
Deadlines
 
March 12 Mahatma Gandhi Fellowship
March 13 Center for Urban History of East Central Europe Resident Grant
March 15 Middle East Institute Leadership Development Program Internships
March 20 César Chávez Postdoctoral Fellowship
March 31 Seminar on Archival and Historical Research at the Center for Jewish History

“The Chancellor's Global Education Fund helped me intern in Bosnia-Herzegovina with the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, which promotes democracy and conflict resolution. It allowed me to gain a greater understanding of post-conflict societies and develop professional contacts.”
 
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Colin Biddle
Eastern European Studies, MA '10
In the Media

Taxing Sugary Drinks | ABC Radio National
Student-Led Powwow Returns to UNC | The Daily Tar Heel
Diane Guerrero Talks Immigration | The Daily Tar Heel
HIV Drug Truvada: Women Need More to Prevent Infection | HNGN
UNC Wrestling’s Scott Juggling Coaching, Training for Olympic Trials | The Charlotte Observer
Boosting Science with Diversity | PBS
Looking at the Legacy of Politics in Music | WUNC
The Day After a Rivalry, a DC Class Brings Together Duke, UNC Students | Duke Today
Stroman on Sports: An Olympic Challenge | Chapelboro
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