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Engaging lectures and discussions mark UNC’s first Diplomacy Week April 19-22

The inaugural Diplomacy Week at Carolina is happening April 19-22. Join UNC Global’s Diplomacy Initiative for a week filled with engaging lectures and discussions featuring notable speakers and accomplished Carolina alumni working in international affairs.

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Former Ambassador to Brazil on skills for a successful career in international affairs

Ambassador (Ret.) Liliana Ayalde believes that risks, passion, language-learning and diversity are vital attributes to the makings of a strong leader in the world of foreign affairs.

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War in Ukraine: What are our experts saying?

Hundreds tuned in March 2 to hear a Carolina panel’s responses to the crisis at a GAA Think Fast webinar.

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2022 Tanner Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

Learn why one instructor assigned his students to do “The Twist,” how five-question lecture quizzes became a surprising class favorite and more.

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Across continents, Florence Babb collaborates to enhance course instruction

When Florence Babb, professor of anthropology, heard about Collaborative Online International Learning, she jumped at the opportunity to enhance her class and ultimately took her work to Ecuador, where she’s been collaborating with Universidad San Francisco de Quito faculty and students.

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Combining science and policy: Angel Hsu’s journey into climate conservation

Assistant professor of public policy and a faculty member in the environment, ecology and energy program, Angel Hsu is also founder and director of the Data-Driven EnviroLab, an interdisciplinary research group.

Economist forecasts omicron’s infectiousness

Carolina researcher Peter Reinhard Hansen uses econometrics methods to show that the omicron variant is three times more contagious than delta in an analysis of Danish data. His model can be adapted to predict the infectiousness of future viral variants.