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About 71% of Earth is water. Of that water, 96.5% is oceans. So why do most air pollution and emissions studies focus on terrestrial research? A team of researchers traveled to the Galápagos Islands to uncover how emissions released from the ocean impact the Earth.
Carolina graduate student Khristopher Nicholas studies food environments and how they shape people’s diets and health. His work led him to the Galapagos to study one of the most complex food environments in the world.
The University’s new Vietnamese language pilot program is allowing students to enroll in introductory Vietnamese language classes at SOAS University of London, which specializes in the study of Asia, Africa and the Middle East, to gain language skills and cultural knowledge about Vietnam.
After joining forces in 2009, the Carolina-Duke Graduate Program in German Studies has risen to become one of the most respected German studies programs in North America.
Whether the subject is music, medical anthropology or the business of health care, Collaborative Online International Learning courses connect students with the world, even as the COVID-19 pandemic persists.
Carolina junior Tushar Varma is spending this academic year as Global Gap Year Bridge Year fellow. The fellowship is awarded to students to engage in public service anywhere in the world.
A graduate student at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, Alyssa Grube honed her research skills by spending her summers at the Galapagos Science Center where she studied antibiotic-resistant bacteria in the environment.
Carolina's Galapagos Science Center worked alongside the Galapagos National Park in Ecuador to repatriate giant tortoises into the wild. The center's researchers conducted health assessments on the animals before their release last month.