A Nobel Connection in Stockholm

A Nobel Connection in Stockholm

Stockholm, Sweden’s Nobel Museum is one with a powerful connection to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Alongside names like Einstein, Curie and the Dalai Lama, another of the 889 Nobel Laureates featured in the museum is Oliver Smithies, Weatherspoon Eminent Distinguished Professor of Medicine. He won the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 2007... Read More

UNC Global Hosts Fourth Annual International Welcome Social

UNC Global Hosts Fourth Annual International Welcome Social

UNC Global hosted its fourth annual international welcome social, an afternoon of music and ice cream, at the FedEx Global Education Center on August 17. Several hundred new international undergraduate and graduate students, new international scholars, and returning and incoming study abroad exchange students attended. Chancellor Carol Folt provided welcoming remarks and encouraged students [...]
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Folt, Hawking Kick Off Historic Physics Conference

Folt, Hawking Kick Off Historic Physics Conference

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chancellor Carol L. Folt welcomed renowned physicist Stephen Hawking in front of a sold-out crowd at the Hawking Radiation Conference in Stockholm, Sweden, on Monday. Hawking’s public lecture was an early highlight of the historic gathering of the world’s most accomplished physicists. “As the leader of a university... Read More

First-Year Students Immersed in Service Through SLI

First-Year Students Immersed in Service Through SLI

In the days before classes began in the fall of 2003, 11 UNC-Chapel Hill first-year students gathered for a day of service work in the Chapel Hill community. Twelve years later, the Service-Learning Initiative (SLI) continues to make an impact on the community. With the largest SLI to date, 60 first-year and transfer students worked with eight... Read More

FedEx Global Education Center Hosts ‘Ramlila: The Story of Ram in Indian Devotional Theater’

FedEx Global Education Center Hosts ‘Ramlila: The Story of Ram in Indian Devotional Theater’

“Ramlila: The Story of Ram in Indian Devotional Theater” is an exhibition that incorporates original costumes, props and multimedia to help share a style of Indian theater called Ramlila with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus and community. The exhibition will be on display in the UNC FedEx Global Education Center from Aug. 18 to Dec. 13.
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