The FedEx Global Education Center recently opened a non-denominational meditation room on its first floor, designed to provide a quiet room for reflection or prayer. “The new meditation room gives students, faculty, staff and visitors to the building an opportunity to take a break from their busy schedules, to connect with other areas important to… Read more »
If you ask Wayne Landsman, the KPMG Distinguished Professor of Accounting at UNC Kenan-Flagler, he will tell you he never imagined traveling and teaching business on an international scale. “When I graduated with my doctorate in business from Stanford in 1984, it wasn’t something people did,” Landsman says. “At that time, the rest of the… Read more »
Photography from winners of the 18th annual Carolina Global Photography Competition will be on display at the FedEx Global Education Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The competition is open to Carolina alumni, faculty, staff and students, and the exhibition showcases the range of global activity, educational opportunities, research and service work at UNC.
Ninety high school students across North Carolina participated in the third annual Learning through Languages High School Research Symposium, sponsored by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University on Dec. 13, 2017. This year’s symposium was the marquee event for the North Carolina Diplomatic Corps’ statewide Day of Multilingualism.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University will host the third annual Learning Through Languages Research Symposium at the FedEx Global Education Center at UNC on Dec. 13 from 10:45 to 2:30. The symposium will be the marquee event for the North Carolina Consular Corps’ inaugural statewide Day of Multilingualism, which focuses on the value of lifelong language learning.
The 2017-2018 academic year marks the 10th anniversary of the FedEx Global Education Center. On Nov. 30, the center hosted a reception in recognition of this milestone, reflecting on Carolina’s global achievements and honoring the faculty, staff and alumni who have been an instrumental part of UNC’s international activity.
University Career Services at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill hosted an Industry Night event for International Careers on Tuesday, Nov. 14 at the FedEx Global Education Center. Industry Night events are opportunities for students to connect with professionals that have experience working in their field of interest, learn about career opportunities within… Read more »
The UNC Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies (CSEEES) hosted a panel discussion on Nov. 13 on authoritarian regimes in the Balkans, a region of southeastern Europe that includes countries such as Serbia, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Albania and Romania. The discussion ranged from the history of such regimes in this area to the… Read more »
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill welcomed First Secretary Miguel Fraga from the Embassy of the Republic of Cuba in Washington, D.C., on November 17, 2017. During the visit, Fraga met with faculty from UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health to learn about the School’s long-standing research initiatives in Cuba. He also… Read more »