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Naturalization Ceremony May 8, 2015

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Naturalization Ceremony

April 24, 2015

On May 8, 2015, UNC Global, in conjunction with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), will host a naturalization ceremony recognizing nearly 40 of North Carolina’s new candidates for U.S. citizenship. The ceremony will take place at 2 p.m. in the Nelson Mandela auditorium at the FedEx Global Education Center on the campus of the… Read more »

Chancellor Carol L. Folt

Chancellor Folt Discusses Her Research at Water Lecture

April 24, 2015

Before she became UNC-Chapel Hill’s chancellor – listening, learning, making tough decisions – Carol L. Folt already was an internationally recognized environmental scientist – researching, learning, making key discoveries. April 23, she returned to her roots, sharing her knowledge of toxic metals and water during an hourlong lecture at FedEx Global Education Center. The talk… Read more »

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Campus Y Announces 2015-2016 Global Gap Year Fellows

April 23, 2015

The Campus Y at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has selected the 2015-2016 Global Gap Year Fellowship recipients. The fellowship provides financial support for seven incoming first-year students who are admitted for fall 2015 under early action and choose to defer enrollment for one year to gain informal, global education that combines volunteer service, work and international… Read more »

Austin Cooper

Undergraduate Student Austin Cooper Wins Fulbright

Austin Cooper received a 2015-16 U.S. Fulbright Student grant to study the history of the Hôpital Franco-Musulman, opened in 1935 in Bobigny, a northern suburb of Paris, France. Entitled “Health and Community: The Social History of Paris’ Hôpital Franco-Musulman,” his project seeks to examine how immigration from North Africa altered the fabric of twentieth-century French… Read more »

Patricia Sullivan (left) and Zeynep Tufekci have been honored as inaugural 2015 Andrew Carnegie Fellows by the Carnegie Corporation of New York.

Sullivan, Tufekci Named Andrew Carnegie Fellows

April 22, 2015

Two professors at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have been honored as inaugural 2015 Andrew Carnegie Fellows by the Carnegie Corporation of New York. Patricia Sullivan, an associate professor in the department of public policy and the curriculum in peace, war, and defense, and Zeynep Tufekci, an assistant professor in the UNC… Read more »

Chancellor Carol L. Folt Presents Water in Our World Lecture

Chancellor Folt to Deliver Lecture on Water Research, April 23

April 15, 2015

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chancellor Carol L. Folt, an internationally recognized environmental scientist whose research has focused on the effects of mercury and arsenic on human and ecosystem health, salmonid fisheries management and restoration, and global climate change, will deliver the lecture “Water in Our World: Past Is Present, Future Is Fragile, But… Read more »

Paul Cuadros

Paul Cuadros, Educator, Journalist and Latino Activist, to Give School of Education Commencement Address

April 21, 2015

Paul Cuadros, a member of the faculty at Carolina’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication, will give the Commencement address at the School of Education’s graduation exercises on May 9. Commencement will begin at 1 p.m. in the Dean E. Smith Center. Cuadros is an award-winning investigative journalist who wrote a book about his experience… Read more »