Category: Global Programs
It took just one semester for Amaya Martinez Mesa to feel like she was home.
Nine undergraduates from UNC have been selected as Phillips Ambassadors for spring 2018 study abroad programs in Asia. Two scholarship recipients will study in Japan, two in South Korea, one … Continued
https://vimeo.com/245912266 The 2017-2018 academic year marks the 10th anniversary of the FedEx Global Education Center. On Nov. 30, the center hosted a reception in recognition of this milestone, reflecting on … Continued
The NASA Land Cover/Land Use Change (LCLUC) Program awarded the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill a three-year grant in the amount of $720,000 to examine the effects of … Continued
President Carlos Montúfar of the Universidad San Francisco de Quito in Ecuador visited UNC-Chapel Hill from Nov. 6 to 8 to join Chancellor Carol L. Folt in reaffirming their commitment … Continued
Bob Miles traveled a great distance 17 years ago when he left the University of Glasgow in Scotland where he was a sociology professor to become the first full-time director … Continued
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ranks 17th among all U.S. higher education institutions for the number of students earning credit for study abroad, according to the Institute … Continued
Three students from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill were selected as recipients of the 2018 William D. Weir Honors Fellowship in Asian Studies, a program designed for … Continued
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently awarded a two-year grant to the UNC-Chapel Hill to examine the effects of changing environments on human health in the Galápagos, Ecuador. The … Continued
In August, K-12 teachers from across the state got the chance to experience a global culinary experience without leaving North Carolina, thanks to the Duke and UNC Consortium for Middle … Continued
Global Heel Marko Dumančić ’10 Ph.D. Explores Conceptions of Masculinity in Eastern Europe and Russia
UNC alumnus Marko Dumančić returns to Chapel Hill this fall to deliver a talk on conceptions of masculinity and LGBTQ rights movements in Russia and Eastern Europe.
This summer, senior Trevor McPherson traveled to Indonesia to continue his research into the intersection of music and neuroscience.
UNC classics professor Jennifer Gates-Foster is part of a small team recently awarded a 1.5 million euro European Research Council starting grant in support of archaeological work in the Eastern … Continued
The National Science Foundation recently awarded a $4.8 million grant to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to help alleviate energy poverty in Southern Africa. Energy poverty is … Continued
Each June, across North Carolina, the familiar twinkle of fireflies fills the evening sky. Slowly, one by one, these beetles emit a spark of light — a chemical reaction called … Continued
Factories of Change: Anthropology and Southern Historical Collection project explores repurposing of former industrial spaces
Led by Rudi Colloredo-Mansfeld, an anthropology professor and the senior associate dean for social sciences and global programs in the College of Arts & Sciences, the “Factories of Change” project … Continued
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ranks 33rd in the world and 23rd in the United States among global universities, according to the 2017 Academic Ranking of World … Continued
Carolina students Diana Scott and Shodeah Kelly participated in the North Carolina Global Distinction Program as community college students.
The White House announced its intent on Aug. 3 to nominate Duke Buchan III ’85 as Ambassador to the Kingdom of Spain and the Principality of Andorra.
“The challenges facing China’s cities and metropolitan regions are daunting in scale and complexity; without exaggeration, the lives of millions will depend on how well China manages the continued growth … Continued