Latin America / Caribbean News

Global Health Update

Myron S. Cohen, MD, Director of the Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases A UNC delegation visits Nicaragua and lays the groundwork for future programs. Earlier this month I had the pleasure of joining a UNC delegation to Nicaragua, a trip which was the result of several years spent building relationships between UNC and… Read more »

A Romanian in Argentina

May 28, 2009

I am Romanian. I was born and raised in Romania until the age of 13 when I moved to North Carolina, where I’ve been  ever since. Let’s just say the transition from an Eastern European, ex-communist nation to the great American South was not the smoothest thing I’ve ever done. So, I decided to study… Read more »

Class of 1938 Awards Five UNC Students Travel Fellowships

May 13, 2009

Five University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill students have received UNC Class of 1938 travel fellowships for research abroad this summer. The students, who study in UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences, were chosen from a record 59 applicants who submitted proposals for projects outside the United States. Selection is based on the quality… Read more »

Abstract Artwork to be Displayed at Global Center

April 29, 2009

Abstract paintings by Argentinean artist Eduardo Lapetina will be displayed May 6 through June 11 in the FedEx Global Education Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. An opening reception from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. May 9 at the center will include remarks by the artist at 3:30 p.m. About 25… Read more »

World Music Festival Set for April 13-18

March 30, 2009

“Sounds of Globalism,” a free public world music festival, will be held April 13-18 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The festival will be at the FedEx Global Education Center, at the corner of Pittsboro and McCauley streets, on April 13 and April 16, and in Gerrard Hall on Cameron Avenue on… Read more »

Deborah Weissman

Addressing the Changing Face of the United States

March 27, 2009

With immigration continuing to remain one of the most pertinent issues facing the United States today, it is not surprising that the Immigration/Human Rights Policy Clinic at UNC Law is in high demand among law students. Since its conception in 2004, the clinic has expanded from one semester to a full-year course, with students working… Read more »

Carolina Performing Arts Unveils Its 2009-10 Season

March 24, 2009

Carolina Performing Arts at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill unveiled the lineup for its fifth season today (March 24), offering 38 performances by artists and ensembles from 14 countries between September 2009 and April 2010. Giving audiences a chance to “see the world,” Carolina Performing Arts will welcome artists from across the… Read more »

28 UNC Students Awarded Study Abroad Scholarships

February 20, 2009

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has awarded more than $80,000 in privately funded, need- and merit-based scholarships to 28 undergraduates for participation in study abroad programs this semester. Recipients represent majors including biology, journalism, economics, political science and German. They are studying in cities around the world, including Prague, Czech Republic; Jerusalem;… Read more »