Center for Global Initiatives

Global Engagement Scholars Program Accepting Undergraduate Applications

The Global Engagement Scholars Program is a three-year program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill that guides and connects undergraduate students to global experiences and recognizes their global engagement. The program is designed for current first-year students or sophomore transfer students from diverse backgrounds, disciplines and perspectives who are traditionally underrepresented in… Read more »

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Learn About the Duke-UNC Rotary Peace Fellowship

Check out this video to learn more about the Duke-UNC Rotary Peace Fellowship Program. The fellowship provides full funding and support for both domestic and international students to earn a master’s degree at either Duke or UNC. This prestigious opportunity is available to professionals with a bachelor’s degree (+3 years full-time work experience) who demonstrate… Read more »

Get Your 2013 UNC Center for Global Initiatives Calendar: Water in Our World

CGI’s 2013 calendar features some of the amazing photography from the Carolina Global Photography Competition and highlights UNC’s campus-wide theme, Water in our World. And, as a corollary to the print-edition calendar, each month you will find additional content online that provides context about UNC’s research, programs and academics surrounding the water theme. If you haven’t received a print-edition calendar,… Read more »

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Symposium to Explore Changing Demographics of the South

The sixth Global American South Symposium on April 21 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will focus on the region’s changing demographics. The Saturday afternoon event at the FedEx Global Education Center is free to the public, but registration at globalsouth.unc.edu is required. This year’s theme is “The Changing Face of the American South: Demographic Shifts… Read more »

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UNC Center for Global Initiatives Earns Gold ADDY® Award

February 27, 2012

The UNC Center for Global Initiatives was tapped by theAmerican Advertising Federation – Raleigh-Durham Chapterfor a Gold ADDY® Award in Strategic Advertising for its 2012 calendar. The calendar, featuring stories and photographs from the UNC-Chapel Hill community, was honored Feb. 17, 2012, at the ADF’s Raleigh-Durham ceremony. Three hundred and seventy eight entries were received from two markets – Raleigh-Durham… Read more »

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Turning Lemons Into Loans

Sophomore Caleb Dagenhart took the micro-savings skills he learned at UNC off campus this summer and put them to use on the ground in Guatemala. Dagenhart is a member of the Carolina Microfinance Initiative, a student organization that partners with the Raleigh-based nonprofit,Lemonade International, to support entrepreneur, savings and micro-loan programs for residents living in a… Read more »