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From left to right: Olivia Holder, Mailiis Law, Michael Purello, Emily Swink, Madelynn Lewis, Philip Wilson, Griffin Bell, Mitchell Ryan

Eight Students Receive Class of 1938 Award

April 17, 2017

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 »

UNC workshop participants watch a presentation from consortium members in Brazil.

UNC Hosts Workshop for Astrophysicists Affiliated with SOAR Telescope in Chile

April 7, 2017

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 »

Photo by Alicia Stemper.

Naturalization Ceremony at UNC Recognizes 57 New US Citizens

April 4, 2017

Fifty-seven North Carolina candidates for U.S. citizenship participated in a naturalization ceremony on Friday, March 24, 2017, at the FedEx Global Education Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The candidates represented 25 countries of origin.

Nancy Allbritton, professor and chair of the UNC-NCSU Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, and Nagoya University president Seiichi Matsuo.

Delegation from Nagoya University Visits UNC

April 3, 2017

A delegation from Nagoya University, led by President Seiichi Matsuo, visited the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on March 10, 2017, to sign two agreements and explore collaboration. The Nagoya delegation was hosted at UNC by Ron Strauss, executive vice provost and chief international officer, and Don Hobart, associate vice chancellor for research,… Read more »

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Carolina Center for Jewish Studies Hosts Jewish Food in the Global South Symposium

March 17, 2017

The Carolina Center for Jewish Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill hosted the Jewish Food in the Global South symposium March 4-5. The symposium included presentations by Jewish foodways, culinary critics, scholars, James Beard award-winning chefs and more. Panel discussions and examinations of specific ingredients explored what it means to consider… Read more »

Tania Lima (center) met with Katie Bowler Young, Director of Global Relations for UNC Global (left), and Bob Miles, Associate Dean for Study Abroad and International Exchanges (right), at the FedEx Global Education Center.

UNC Hosts Tania Lima from King’s College London

February 28, 2017

Tania Lima, director of global engagement for King’s Worldwide at King’s College London, visited the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on February 23 for an overview of partnership activities between UNC and King’s. Lima joined King’s Worldwide in February 2016 and is responsible for directing the global engagement team and supporting overseas partnerships…. Read more »