Skip to main content

View a list of global programs and social sciences departments.


Heather Ward, the new associate dean for study abroad and international exchanges, said she was thrilled about coming to UNC, which is “a national leader in study abroad and consistently one of the top 20 sending institutions.” (photo by Kristen Chavez)

‘Study abroad is not an extra’

New associate dean for study abroad brings a personal and professional passion for making global experiences meaningful — and available — for every UNC student.

Hannah Gill is the director of the Latino Migration Project at UNC-Chapel Hill. She is pictured on the lawn with buildings in the background.

Global Heel Profile: Hannah Gill and the Building Integrated Communities Program

Hannah Gill has seen her home state of North Carolina change significantly since she was a youth. Gill is the director of the Latino Migration Project and one of the founders of the Building Integrated Communities program.

Emily Venturi Paris

An international experience

For Emily Venturi, international education began the moment she set foot on campus at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Heels Singapore

Linking academics, cultures and people

A growing joint-degree program between Carolina and the National University of Singapore allows for a new level of student exchange.

Four students selected as 2019 Carolina Blue Honors Fellows

Four students from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill were selected as recipients of the 2019 Carolina Blue Honors Fellowship to pursue unique and self-initiated summer internships built around international sports entrepreneurship.


Jarrahi Family Supports New Professorship in Persian Studies

The Department of Religious Studies at the University of Chapel Hill College of Arts & Sciences is pleased to announce a new tenure-track assistant professor position in Islamic studies with a specialization in Persian/Iranian studies, funded by the newly established Dr. Ali Jarrahi Term Professorship.