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Gap year fellowship provides a means for students to see and serve the world

Carolina parents Doug and Shawn Mackenzie, through their family foundation, have enabled the College of Arts & Sciences to partner with the Campus Y and support the Global Gap Year Fellowship.

Nikki Salazar at the Parc de la Ciutadella in Barcelona, Spain.

Spring 2022 Carolina Arts & Sciences magazine now online

The spring 2022 issue of Carolina Arts & Sciences, the alumni magazine of the College of Arts & Sciences, is now online. On the cover: UNC’s Study Abroad Office adapted its programming during the pandemic, creating new global learning opportunities for students at home while helping others travel internationally safely.

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How Eleanor Murray connects daydreaming to diplomacy

In the summer of 2021, Eleanor Murray studied in South Korea as a Phillips Ambassador. Through the program, she produced a research paper on the socioeconomic status of North Koreans living in South Korea.

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Roots of Afro-Latin rhythms

Researchers speak to Black dancers, choreographers, musicians, and academics about the roots of various Afro-Latin rhythms, the role of dance and music in identity formation, and how racism manifests in the Afro-Latin dance scene.

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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.

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.