FedEx Global Education Center Celebrates 10th Anniversary and International Education

FedEx Global Education Center Celebrates 10th Anniversary and International Education

The 2017-2018 academic year marks the 10th anniversary of the FedEx Global Education Center. On Nov. 30, the center hosted a reception in recognition of this milestone, reflecting on Carolina’s global achievements and honoring the faculty, staff and alumni who have been an instrumental part of UNC’s international activity.
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NASA Awards Grant to UNC to Study Land Cover/Land Use Change on Global Island Ecosystems

NASA Awards Grant to UNC to Study Land Cover/Land Use Change on Global Island Ecosystems

The NASA Land Cover/Land Use Change (LCLUC) Program awarded the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill a three-year grant in the amount of $720,000 to examine the effects of social and ecological factors, particularly, human migration and tourism on the environment and on the sustainability of island ecosystems.
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Hurtado and Utin Honored as ′30 Under 30′ in Education by Forbes

Hurtado and Utin Honored as ′30 Under 30′ in Education by Forbes

Ricky Hurtado and Elaine Townsend Utin have been named as Forbes “30 Under 30 Education” honorees for 2018. Honorees are recognized primarily for using innovative methods to open up access to quality education to new and often underserved groups. Hurtado and Utin are co-executive directors of the NC Scholar’s Latinx Initiative (N.C. Sli), a project of the Center for Global Initiatives.
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UNC Ranks 17th among US Universities for Study Abroad for 2015-16

UNC Ranks 17th among US Universities for Study Abroad for 2015-16

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ranks 17th among all U.S. higher education institutions for the number of students earning credit for study abroad, according to the Institute of International Education’s (IIE) 2017 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange.
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UNC Awards $648,234 in Study Abroad Support to 182 Students

UNC Awards $648,234 in Study Abroad Support to 182 Students

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has provided $648,234 in scholarships, fellowships and program support to 182 undergraduate students pursuing study abroad programs in Spring, Summer and Fall 2017, and yearlong programs during the 2017-18 academic year.
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  • UNC Awards $648,234 in Study Abroad Support to 182 Students
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