International Friendship Program Connects Students to Community

International Friendship Program Connects Students to Community

The Friendship Program that introduced Anita and Jialing to the Hoyles matches international students with local families or individuals with whom they can visit, share a meal, celebrate a holiday, participate in community events or simply enjoy the exchange of international friendship.
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UNC Global Hosts More Than 600 Students at International Welcome Social

UNC Global Hosts More Than 600 Students at International Welcome Social

UNC Global hosted its third annual welcome social for international students on August 18, an afternoon of music and ice cream at the FedEx Global Education Center. The event was attended by more than 600 students including new international undergraduate and graduate students, new international scholars, and returning and incoming study abroad exchange students. Chancellor... Read More

Ryan Katherine McCord: Seeing the World as a Much Bigger Place

Ryan Katherine McCord: Seeing the World as a Much Bigger Place

Seated on the hot, dusty ground washing sand fleas from the feet of a Kenyan villager, Ryan Katherine McCord never imagined she would be doing such humbling work while interning abroad. For five months after graduating from the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics, the 18-year-old called Kenya home. With no running water and no... Read More

UNC’s Year-long World War I Commemoration Launches in August

UNC’s Year-long World War I Commemoration Launches in August

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill marks the centenary of World War I during 2014-2015 with a yearlong, interdisciplinary “conversation” among faculty, students and the community examining the war’s legacy and impact. Events kick off in August with a multimedia production, “Dolly Wilde’s Picture Show,” and an international conference, “The Five Fronts of... Read More

Galapagos Science Center a Lab for Human-environment Interaction

Galapagos Science Center a Lab for Human-environment Interaction

Stephen Walsh is Lyle V. Jones Distinguished Professor of Geography and director of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Center for Galapagos Studies. He also is co-director of the Galapagos Science Center, a joint effort between Carolina and the Universidad San Francisco de Quito in Ecuador, on Isla San Cristobal in the Galapagos... Read More

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