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UNC Hosts Regional Euro Challenge

April 21, 2011

The sixth annual Euro Challenge has shown that North Carolina and Virginia high school students are poised to solve the economic issues facing the European Union in the coming decades. The UNC Center for European Studies hosted the weekend-long event for three high school … Continued

Film Screening Fosters Discussion Among Groups

February 22, 2011

In the small Palestinian village of Budrus, tension had begun to creep into the daily lives of villagers when the Israeli army tried to erect a wall between themselves and their neighbors. But a non-violent protest from the heart of … Continued

UNC Alum to Serve as Diplomat in Residence

February 21, 2011

According to the U.S. Department of State, the position of Diplomat in Residence provides “guidance and advice to students, professionals and the community about Department careers,” and Lucas is “thrilled” about his new position. “I thrived in my four years at … Continued

Luce Scholars Look Ahead

January 27, 2011

The Luce Scholars Program is a fellowship founded in 1974 to create greater opportunities for potential young leaders to enhance their understanding and knowledge of Asia. Each year, 15-18 recent college graduates with limited or no prior experience in Asia … Continued

Peter McMillan ’81 Issues New Challenge for Global Education

October 28, 2010

Peter McMillan’s lifelong friendships with international students have prompted him to offer the McMillan Challenge–a pledge that he will match every dollar donated to the Global Education Fund. When McMillan, a 1981 alumnus first flew his ancient cockpit bi-plane across the … Continued

UNC Goes Galápagos

September 30, 2010

As Charles Darwin stepped onto the Galápagos Islands in 1835, his senses were swept into a frenzy of awareness. Birds sang and monkeys called as Darwin calmly absorbed the overwhelming diversity of his new living laboratory.  275 years later, UNC … Continued

Born Global

September 28, 2010

Imagine the power of an idea with the potential to be transformed into a ground-breaking global business. Now consider being one of the top 30 university students in the country with this vision but without the skills to turn that … Continued