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UNC Global and Area Studies Centers Awarded $10.1 Million in Federal Education Grants

Six global and area studies centers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will receive approximately $10.1 million in competitive federal Title VI grants over the next four years.


Carolina Climate Change Seminar to hold talks Oct. 23-24

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill College of Arts and Sciences will host the seventh annual Carolina Climate Change Seminar Oct. 23-24 on campus. The public seminar features Inez Fung from the University of California, Berkeley and is titled Carbon Dioxide from Space: Towards Climate Treaty Verification. It will take place on Thursday, Oct. 23, at the FedEx … Continued


New center to focus on intelligence, security studies

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been awarded a $1.86 million, five-year grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to create a regional center of excellence in intelligence studies.


Global rankings place UNC 46th among top universities in the world

Recognized once again as one of the leading global public research universities, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ranks 46th among the top universities in the world, up one spot from last year. It was 12th among U.S. public universities on the London-based Times Higher Education World University Rankings.


Cravey’s documentary to be screened at American Indian film festival

A documentary by UNC geographer Altha Cravey that explores the connections of the indigenous Otomi people in Durham, N.C., and in their hometown of San Pablito, Mexico, has been selected for an American Indian film festival.


UNC, National University of Singapore renew partnership agreement

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the National University of Singapore have formally extended their partnership, now entering its second decade. A leading global university centered in Asia, the National University of Singapore (NUS) is ranked second overall and first in social sciences among universities in Asia.


Galapagos Science Center: a lab for human-environment interaction

Stephen Walsh is the director of Carolina’s Center for Galapagos Studies and co-director of the Galapagos Science Center, a joint effort between Carolina and the Universidad San Francisco de Quito in Ecuador.