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Campus Y Selects 2017-2018 Global Gap Year Fellows

July 31, 2017

The Campus Y at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has selected ten 2017-2018 Global Gap Year Fellowship (GGYF) recipients. These eight, incoming first-year students and two rising juniors will defer a year of university enrollment to gain informal, global education that combines volunteer service, work and international travel. Over 70 students applied… Read more »

Alexander Named Chief Diversity Officer

July 24, 2017

Dr. G. Rumay Alexander has filled the vacant position of Associate Vice Chancellor for Diversity & Inclusion (Chief Diversity Officer), effective August 1. Alexander served as Interim Chief Diversity Officer (CDO) for the past year and Special Assistant to the Chancellor since January 2016. The announcement came after a University-wide search. “Rumay’s leadership in diversity… Read more »

Folt Takes a Deep Dive into Galápagos Research

July 21, 2017

On her recent trip to Ecuador and the Galápagos Islands, Chancellor Carol L. Folt dived (literally) into the research University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill faculty and staff and their collaborators at the Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ) are conducting. Folt’s June 23-27 visit included giving the commencement speech at USFQ.

Making an Impact as a Global University

July 7, 2017

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s heelprint extends far beyond the borders of North Carolina. To better understand just how Carolina’s faculty and researchers are impacting lives around the world, Chancellor Carol L. Folt traveled almost 8,000 miles to Zambia, Malawi and Kenya.

Celebración de Una Alianza Histórica

June 26, 2017

Hace poco menos de un mes, después de dar la despedida a más de 6.000 estudiantes de la Universidad de Carolina del Norte que se graduaron para emprender sus carreras profesionales, la rectora Carol L. Folt en su discurso de graduación en la Universidad San Francisco de Quito en Ecuador alentó a otra clase de… Read more »