The 20th annual Carolina Global Photography Competition will be accepting submissions beginning June 1, 2019. This amateur competition, which is open to students, alumni, faculty and staff of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, showcases Carolina’s global activity, educational opportunities, research and service work.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill hosted a meeting for more than 120 members and guests of the Chancellor’s Global Leadership Council in New York City, May 2–3, 2019. The council meets biannually and focuses on advocacy for the University’s top global priorities, such as A Global Mindset, one of four signature initiative funding priorities for the Campaign for Carolina.
A team of clinical researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has received $14 million from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to conduct two studies designed to improve pregnancy outcomes in the world’s poorest countries. An interdisciplinary team at the UNC School of Medicine and the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health will lead the studies.
Seven students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have received Class of 1938 Summer Project Abroad Fellowships for research abroad in summer 2019. Supported by an endowment created by UNC-Chapel Hill’s Class of 1938, the fellowship has funded independent international projects by Carolina students since 1975.
On April 12, UNC Global hosted its fifth annual naturalization ceremony in conjunction with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium of the FedEx Global Education Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The ceremony celebrated the naturalization of 59 new American citizens who came from countries across the world.