The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill welcomed Deborah Bull, assistant principal (London), and Lucy Shackleton, director of London engagement, from King’s College London on July 20 to explore the roles of universities in their communities. King’s recently launched a new institutional strategy, King’s Strategic Vision 2029, that prioritizes public service and engagement with… Read more »
In the three years since a group of teachers traveled to Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula to learn about a different education system and broaden their perspectives, they and their K-12 students are still reaping the benefits. Betty Brandt Rouse, an English as a second language (ESL) teacher at Creekside Elementary School in Durham, recently reflected on… Read more »
For Shodeah Kelly, a student at Davidson County Community College who had never left the United States, joining the North Carolina Global Distinction Program helped develop sensitivities and skills that have started her on the path to becoming a global citizen. Kelly is now a second-year transfer student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
On June 13, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill hosted 10 visitors from Belarus participating in a Community Connections program focused on innovation-based entrepreneurship development. A program of the U.S. Agency for International Development administered by World Learning and International Focus, Community Connections is designed to foster cultural exchange between American organizations and… Read more »
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.