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Consul General Remedios Gómez Arnau (center) and Mónica Colín, consul for community, political, economic and cultural affairs (second from right) visited the FedEx Global Education Center on February 15.

UNC Hosts Mexican Consul General Gómez Arnau

February 17, 2017

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill welcomed a delegation from the Consulate General of Mexico in Raleigh on Feb. 15, 2017. Consul General Remedios Gómez Arnau, who assumed her position in June 2016, and Mónica Colín, consul for community, political, economic and cultural affairs, visited to learn about UNC’s current engagement in Mexico… Read more »

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Nursing Dean Discovers a New Home in Chapel Hill

February 10, 2017

After more than 13 years at the University of Miami, Nena Peragallo Montano said the choice to leave her longtime home was a difficult one. But as she spoke to the welcoming audience at the Carolina Club on Feb. 9, she expressed enthusiasm and gratitude to call the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill… Read more »

Lunar New Year celebration in Bangkok, Thailand. Photo by Robert Gourley ’18, taken during study abroad at the UNC Institute for the Environment Thailand field site.

Carolina Asia Center to Celebrate Asia Week 2017, Feb. 20-25

February 8, 2017

The Carolina Asia Center kicks off Asia Week 2017 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Feb. 20-25, 2017. This campus-wide celebration of Asia, the first pan-Asia week-long celebration at UNC, features collaborations with several campus departments and student organizations and offers a variety of free public events to the Chapel Hill community.

Europe breakout session at the Global Careers Workshop on January 28, 2017, at the FedEx Global Education Center. Photo by Myra Jo ’17.

Global Careers Workshop Prepares Students for a Global Workforce

February 6, 2017

On Saturday, January 28, 2017, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill hosted a Global Careers Workshop in the FedEx Global Education Center. David Patton, executive vice president of the American Councils for International Education, opened the morning with a speech on how an international education can help students find a job. Patton was… Read more »

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Message to UNC Community Regarding Executive Order on Immigration

February 3, 2017

A message from Ron Strauss, executive vice provost and chief international officer, and Elizabeth Barnum, director of international student and scholar services, Feb. 3, 2017 In Chancellor Carol Folt’s message to the Carolina community on Sunday, January 29, 2017, regarding last Friday’s Executive Order on immigration, she underscored the University’s commitment to being an inclusive… Read more »