Global Heel Shamira Lukomwa ’15 Links Art and Advocacy in Nairobi

Global Heel Shamira Lukomwa ’15 Links Art and Advocacy in Nairobi

For Shamira Lukomwa, working in Africa is personal. It was this passion that led Lukomwa to take what she learned as a double major in global studies and communication studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to the streets of Nairobi, Kenya, where she worked with Kenyan artists and activists. “My interests... Read More

K-12 Teachers Explore the Many Facets of Islam through the Performing Arts

K-12 Teachers Explore the Many Facets of Islam through the Performing Arts

Fifteen K-12 educators from across the state traveled to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to see Senegalese musician Youssou N’Dour in concert at Memorial Hall on Oct. 25, 2016. It was a rare opportunity to see the artist described by Rolling Stone as the “the world’s most famous singer” perform stateside. But... Read More

‘Migration Narratives’ Panel Discussion Explores Immigrants’ Experience of Life in the United States

‘Migration Narratives’ Panel Discussion Explores Immigrants’ Experience of Life in the United States

Bahij ’17 came to the United States as a refugee, fleeing the Syrian civil war to a place where, he explained, he could enjoy freedom of speech and feel like a citizen. “When Americans welcome refugees, one day my kids and their kids are going to talk about how this made America great,” he said.... Read More

Go Global! Apply for a Passport at UNC, Nov. 15-16

Go Global! Apply for a Passport at UNC, Nov. 15-16

Take advantage of an easy on-campus opportunity to apply for or renew your U.S. passport at the FedEx Global Education Center from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Nov. 15 and 16 during UNC Global’s annual Passport Drive. Students, faculty, staff and their families are invited to attend. Officials from the U.S. Department of State... Read More

New Course to Take on Issues of Race, Gender, Sexuality and Social Justice

New Course to Take on Issues of Race, Gender, Sexuality and Social Justice

Three College of Arts and Sciences faculty members will team-teach a new course this spring that will explore issues of race, gender, sexuality and inclusion, highlighting topics such as racial profiling, gender discrimination, identity formation, social and environmental justice — and how these things intersect.
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