Global Impact: Broadening Carolina’s Worldwide Reach

Infusing a global dimension throughout Carolina’s teaching, research and service activities drives the University's international initiatives and programs. Through UNC Global, Carolina aspires to strengthen the University’s worldwide presence by attracting top faculty members and students from around the world; conducting research of global significance; involving an increasing number of students in study abroad and global experiential learning programs; and increasing the breadth and depth of global partnerships.

    Global Impact Funding Priorities

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    HIV: Moving the Field Ahead

    "Some felt it was irresponsible to use the word 'cure'..."

    Global Impact

    From the Ground Up

    "The only way to make these programs work is to be on the ground..."


    Rethinking Nutrition Education For Doctors

    One in four medical school students receive clinical nutrition training...


    Changing Microbiota To Maximize Lives

    Carolina researchers are exploring the complex community of microorganisms in our lower intestine...


    Humanizing Research

    “New discoveries are made because someone does not accept something as an incontrovertible truth.”

    Linda Kastleman/UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health

    Breathing…a sigh of relief for asthma sufferers

    People with severe asthma have trouble breathing almost all of the time and experience frequent, debilitating attacks. It’s not only frightening; it can be deadly.