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Annual Learning Through Languages Symposium Kicks Off North Carolina Day of Multilingualism

December 11, 2017

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University will host the third annual Learning Through Languages Research Symposium at the FedEx Global Education Center at UNC on Dec. 13 from 10:45 to 2:30. The symposium will be the marquee event for the North Carolina Consular Corps’ inaugural statewide Day of Multilingualism, which focuses on the value of lifelong language learning.

UNC Students Benefitted from an Industry Night for International Careers in November

December 5, 2017

University Career Services at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill hosted an Industry Night event for International Careers on Tuesday, Nov. 14 at the FedEx Global Education Center. Industry Night events are opportunities for students to connect with professionals that have experience working in their field of interest, learn about career opportunities within… Read more »

UNC Panel Discussion Examined Authoritarianism in the Balkans

December 5, 2017

The UNC Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies (CSEEES) hosted a panel discussion on Nov. 13 on authoritarian regimes in the Balkans, a region of southeastern Europe that includes countries such as Serbia, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Albania and Romania. The discussion ranged from the history of such regimes in this area to the… Read more »

UNC Hosts Cuban First Secretary Miguel Fraga

November 29, 2017

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill welcomed First Secretary Miguel Fraga from the Embassy of the Republic of Cuba in Washington, D.C., on November 17, 2017. During the visit, Fraga met with faculty from UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health to learn about the School’s long-standing research initiatives in Cuba. He also… Read more »

UNC Global Continues Success of Annual Passport Drive

November 28, 2017

For another year, UNC Global saw great success with its annual passport drive, hosted on Nov. 14 and 15 in the FedEx Global Education Center. The drive provides a convenient way for the Carolina community to apply for, renew and ask questions about passports and encourages international travel and education. This year, a record number… Read more »

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

November 21, 2017

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.

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

November 15, 2017

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.