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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 … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued

The Great Pivot

September 8, 2020

When classes once again shifted to remote delivery in Fall 2020, faculty across the College of Arts & Sciences, with the help of technology and instructional learning experts, say they were better prepared for it — having worked diligently since … Continued