Now is the time to submit photos to the 18th annual Carolina Global Photography Competition. This amateur competition, which is open to students, faculty, alumni and staff of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, showcases Carolina’s global activity, educational opportunities, research and service work.
Two students from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have been awarded a U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) to study critical languages during summer 2017. A critical language is one not commonly taught in the U.S. but considered essential for global engagement. Donald Santacaterina and Juan Nunez Ledesma are among… Read more »
For Elizabeth (Betsy) Olson, living an internationalized life was not unusual. Although she grew up in Denver, Colorado, Olson has lived in many places around the world—from spending her college summers in the Philippines, where her father was country director of the Peace Corps, to living in Guatemala and small pueblos in Peru while conducting… Read more »
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill welcomed five university administrators and officials from the Ministry of Education and Science in Ukraine who were participating in an Open World Program on academic integrity in higher education in April 2017. The delegation was able to explore the program’s theme from a variety of perspectives while… Read more »
UNC Global announces the 2016-2017 Global Partnership Award recipients. The awards program was launched in Fall 2013 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to help faculty, staff and students develop and sustain partnerships with international institutions, with preference given to proposals that include designated University strategic or emerging partners. There were 11… Read more »
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill hosted a reception for more than 80 alumni and friends at Winston House in London on Wednesday, April 26. The reception was a prelude to the upcoming year of programming to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Winston House, UNC’s European hub in historic Bedford Square.
Eight undergraduates at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill received the Class of 1938 Summer Project Abroad Fellowships for research abroad in summer 2017. The students were chosen based on the quality of their proposals, financial need and personal, academic and professional purpose. Each student will receive $5,000. The awardees were chosen by… Read more »
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill welcomed a delegation from the Office for Science and Technology of the Embassy of France in the United States on March 30, 2017. Valérie Trentesaux, attaché for science and technology, and Sandra Jean, deputy attaché for science and technology, met with faculty and staff from UNC schools… Read more »
The Southern Astrophysical Research (SOAR) Telescope in Cerro Pachón, Chile, is a 4.1 meter aperture ground telescope designed to produce high quality images at optical and infrared wavelengths. A consortium including the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Michigan State University, the U.S. National Optical Astronomy Observatory and the Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovation… Read more »