The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is deepening its connections with Japan and building on relationships more than a century in the making. Carolina’s first international student is believed to be Shinzaburo Mogi from Tokyo, who attended the … Read more
Byline: Katie King ’15
When Francisco Laso ’21 Ph.D. was a field research assistant at the Galápagos National Park in 2010, he was shocked to learn that there was very limited collaboration with farmers on conservation issues. The Galápagos Islands are known for their … Read more
During Will Jung’s first semester in the UNC School of Education, he was assigned to work with a student, who was an English language learner, in the band program at Culbreth Middle School in Chapel Hill. The language barrier between … Read more
Fifteen meters below the Pacific Ocean’s surface, Jackson Seymore had never seen so many sharks. After an exciting dive in the waters surrounding the Galápagos Islands, where Seymore was studying abroad, he and his host father, a dive instructor known … Read more
Student communications interns at UNC Global share Carolina’s international opportunities with the campus by creating digital content, managing social media and providing logistical support for the Global Relations team. They’re now adding magazine production to their duties, serving as the student editorial board of UNC Global’s Carolina Passport magazine.
Despite growing up in Croatia, attending high school and college in the Northeast United States, and teaching at universities in Ohio and Kentucky, when Marko Dumančić returns to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for a public talk … 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.