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Climate Letters: A Bilingual Multimedia Initiative

February 3, 2022

Students from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the University of Navarra in Pamplona, Spain have produced a multimedia site called “Climate Letters.” The site chronicles the impacts of climate change on both North Carolina and the … Read more

OVPGA Welcomes New Associate Director of Global Education

January 18, 2022

The Office of the Vice Provost for Global Affairs (OVPGA) has appointed Sharmila Udyavar as associate director of global education. Udyavar previously served as interim director for international programs at Fayetteville State University (FSU).  As associate director, Udyavar will expand global learning opportunities for UNC-Chapel Hill students … Read more

OVPGA Announces First COIL Faculty Fellow

October 11, 2021

The Office of the Vice Provost for Global Affairs has appointed Lornaida Avilés as its first Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) faculty fellow for the 2021-22 academic year. Avilés, an assistant teaching professor of Spanish at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has developed an array of … Read more

Students, an Ocean Apart, Study Drama and the Plague

April 12, 2021

An international online course connects students from three universities to explore how theater-makers can adapt, recover and thrive amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The first page of the syllabus for Adam Versényi’s undergraduate international theater course features this 1933 quote from … Read more

Innovative Faculty Enrich Learning Through Global Collaboration

November 20, 2020

Whether the subject is music, medical anthropology or the business of health care, UNC COIL courses connect students with the world. Michael Kris misses live music. That’s natural, given that he is a professional musician, a teaching professor of music at Carolina … Read more