Skip to main content

View a list of global programs and social sciences departments.


headshot of Martha Isaacs

UNC-Chapel Hill student Martha Isaacs named Schwarzman Scholar

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill student Martha Isaacs has been awarded a prestigious Schwarzman scholarship, which funds a master’s in global affairs at Beijing’s Tsinghua University.  

Bookmark This

Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College faculty and alumni. This month’s featured book: “Reading Medieval Ruins: Urban Life and Destruction in Sixteenth-Century Japan” by Morgan Pitelka.

Koji Sode and students sit at a table eating.

Koji Sode on the value of global research collaboration

Every year, Koji Sode, William R. Kenan, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering, hosts graduate students and postdoctoral fellows from Japan and Korea at his research lab on UNC-Chapel Hill’s campus.

Isabel Romero stands in a body of water with her equipment.

Algal Rhythms

Isabel Silva-Romero studies how ocean temperatures affect the food web on rocky reefs around the Galápagos Islands.

UNC ranks 11th for study abroad in “Open Doors” report

UNC-Chapel Hill ranked 11th for the number of students earning credit for study abroad in the Institute of International Education’s (IIE) 2022 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange.

Rudi Colloredo-Mansfeld, Will Wootton and Emma Bishop walk toward the KCL Strand building, a big stone building with a crowd of students outside.

UNC-Chapel Hill and King’s College London foster rich collaboration in humanities, social sciences

More than 1,000 undergraduate students have spent time at the partner campus, and hundreds of faculty members are involved in collaborative activities between the two universities, yielding more than 800 joint publications.

FedEx Global Education Center atrium

Claudia Yaghoobi expands global connections for Carolina students

As the new director of the UNC-Chapel Hill Center for Middle East and Islamic Studies (CMEIS), Claudia Yaghoobi is eager to expand upon existing opportunities for students studying Middle Eastern and Persian studies, and to expand global partnerships with universities abroad.