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EXHIBITION TEMPORARILY CLOSED: 2020 Carolina Global Photography Exhibition

January 8, 2020 - July 10, 2020

Photo overlooking a woman crafting leaves into a bowl

View photography from around the world in this exhibition featuring work by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill alumni, faculty, staff and students. The exhibition will open January 8 and run through July 10, 2020 at the FedEx Global Education Center. All photography on display was submitted as part of UNC-Chapel Hill’s 20th annual Carolina Global Photography Competition. The judges’ committee selected winning photographs with special consideration given to images that are distinctive and embrace a new perspective. Photographs have been selected for first, second and third place as well as thematic and FedEx Global Education Center spotlights.

Thematic spotlights were awarded to photos that incorporated the following themes:

-Chancellor’s choice
-Vice Provost for Global Affairs’ selection
-First time abroad
-Global celebrations and festivals
-Global perspectives within the U.S.
-Learning moment
-Nature’s beauty
-A new take on an old landmark
-School spirit

FedEx Global Education Center spotlights were selected by each area studies center and unit housed in the FedEx Global Education Center. Each unit selected a photo representing their mission, vision, academic focus or world area.

This exhibition is hosted by UNC Global and co-sponsored by the African Studies CenterCarolina Asia CenterCenter for European StudiesCenter for Global InitiativesCenter for Middle East and Islamic StudiesCenter for Slavic, Eurasian and East European StudiesCurriculum in Global StudiesGlobal RelationsInstitute for the Study of the AmericasInternational Student and Scholar Services; and Study Abroad Office.

Exhibit contact: Ingrid Smith, manager of global events and exhibitions, UNC Global,


FedEx Global Education Center
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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UNC Global
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