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January 2023

Cooking Class: Polish Pierogi

January 31 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Would you like to learn how to make authentic pierogi, world-famous Polish dumplings? Join Agnieszka Majewska, visiting professor of Polish, for a hands-on cooking class. Open to UNC students, faculty, and staff. All materials provided. Space is limited and registration is required. Register for the event here.

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February 2023

Career Paths in Intelligence: Meet with CIA Directorate of Operations Staff

February 1 at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Room 1005, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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What does a career in the CIA really look like? Join UNC Global’s Diplomacy Initiative for a panel discussion with CIA Directorate of Operations (DO) staff to learn about career tracks within the intelligence community and national security. Panelists will share what a day in the life looks like with the DO, followed by a Q&A.    The DO is one of five broad disciplines within the CIA. The DO collects human-sourced information, including via clandestine and covert operations, with…

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Film Screening: Face the Music

February 2 at 6:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Get ready to “face the music” with the UNC Russian Flagship Program. Enjoy a documentary about a new Kazakh pop culture phenomenon: Q-Pop (Qazaq-Pop). Петь свои песни (Eng. Face the Music; Katerina Suvorova, dir.) explores the impact of Q-Pop on Kazakh society and culture. The film will be moderated by Dr. Eren Tasar, History, and light refreshments will be provided. This event is a part of the Russian Flagship Programs’ national blended learning initiative.  *Available for CLE credit.

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Global Career Night

February 22 at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Hear from a panel of phenomenal UNC alumni in globally focused careers! Panelists represent a variety of career options: government, private industry, NGOs, and more. They will share their professional journeys from studying (like you!) at UNC, through the career searches, networking, and life choices that led them to their current roles. In the Q&A, panelists will take your questions on everything from advice on the job hunt to sustainable career growth over the years. Wherever you are in your…

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Forum on Southeast Europe: Srđa Popović (Executive Director, CANVAS)

February 23 at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Room 4003, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Srđa Popović is the co-founder of CANVAS and was a founding member of the Otpor!, a movement that had a crucial part in bringing down Slobodan Milošević’s regime in Serbia. He has a wealth of experience working with activist groups, NGOs and students, teaching nonviolent methods to achieve a positive social change. Srđa’s educational work extends to teaching courses on nonviolent strategy at universities in the U.S. and the U.K, and authoring many publications on the topic of nonviolence including the…

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