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Carolina joins Japan-led global education initiative

March 14, 2024

Five-year project stimulates U.S.-Japan partnerships, exchange Carolina’s Associate Provost for Global Affairs Heather Ward returned to Japan in January 2024, weeks after a UNC delegation’s groundbreaking visit there. While in Japan, she helped launch a five-year initiative, which aims to … Read more

Carolina welcomes new diplomat in residence

February 16, 2024

Stephanie Hutchison shares her passion for public service, foreign affairs with UNC students With more than 17 years in the U.S. Foreign Service, Stephanie Hutchison recently became the diplomat in residence for the mid-Atlantic region. She serves Virginia and North … Read more

UNC’s Diplomacy Initiative hosts live recording of prominent podcast

February 9, 2024

Brussels Sprouts co-hosts discuss upcoming Russian presidential election On Wednesday, Jan. 31, before the start of the latest Diplomatic Discussion, Vice Provost for Global Affairs and Chief Global Officer Barbara Stephenson welcomed Carolina students and faculty and said, “We’re doing … Read more

Global Heel: Kat Goodpaster

January 12, 2024

Passion for Russian language propels the academic, professional journey of UNC’s Russian Flagship Program Assistant Director From Global Scholar to assistant director of the Russian Flagship Program, Kat Goodpaster has prioritized pursuing a global education and helping others navigate the … Read more

The Politics of Climate Change in Africa

December 6, 2023

Africa faces serious economic, diplomatic and environmental challenges because of climate change, but three experts each gave reason for hope during a panel discussion in Mandela Auditorium on Nov. 15. The event was the latest in UNC’s Diplomatic Discussions series, … Read more

Connecting Indigenous Youth in Ecuador and North Carolina

December 5, 2023

International exchange builds connections between Indigenous students from across the world.  In a new international exchange between UNC-Chapel Hill and the National University of Chimborazo (UNACH) in Ecuador, Indigenous students from both universities are connecting with each other and thinking … Read more