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Carolina Ranks 54th in 2020 ‘Times Higher Education’ World University Rankings

September 12, 2019

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ranks 54th among the world’s top 1,396 research universities, according to the London-based Times Higher Education World University Rankings. The 2020 ranking, released Sept. 11, is based on 13 separate performance indicators designed to capture a full range of university activities. Indicators cover teaching, research, citations, industry… Read more »

Milada Vachudova headshot

Global Heel Profile: Milada Vachudova

September 12, 2019

Milada Vachudova’s scholarship on the evolution of the political landscape of Europe and post-communist democratization is due, in part, to her family roots. The daughter of refugees from Czechoslovkia who found themselves camping in the United States at the time of the Soviet invasion in August 1968 that crushed Czechoslovakia’s “Prague Spring,” Vachudova’s parents hoped… Read more »

Driving Innovation Conference Oct. 10-11, 2019

Conference to Focus on Digital Innovation and India’s Global Role, October 10-11

September 12, 2019

The Modern Indian Studies Initiative at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will host a conference entitled Driving Innovation: Technology and India’s Rise as a Global Power on October 10-11, 2019. Driving Innovation will explore India’s increased role in global affairs and how technology influences India’s development challenges while also promoting business innovation… Read more »

2019 International Welcome Social

UNC Global Holds Eighth Annual International Welcome Social

August 21, 2019

On Monday, August 19, UNC Global held its eighth annual International Welcome Social, hosting new international students and scholars, as well as returning and incoming study abroad students at the FedEx Global Education Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Faculty and staff from across campus helped welcome international students and scholars… Read more »

U.S. Ambassador to Moldova visit

UNC-Chapel Hill Hosts U.S. Ambassador to Moldova

August 21, 2019

UNC-Chapel Hill hosted the Honorable Dereck J. Hogan, U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Moldova, on August 12. Hogan was accompanied by North Carolina Secretary of State Elaine Marshall and Lora Sinigur, NC-Moldova Partnership Liaison for the Secretary of State’s office. The ambassador’s visit was a result of a celebration that took place in May… Read more »

Dr. Ji-Yeon Jo

Ji-Yeon Jo to Serve as Director of Carolina Asia Center

August 20, 2019

Ji-Yeon Jo, associate professor of Asian Studies, was appointed director of the Carolina Asia Center (CAC) for a five-year term beginning July 1, 2019. Jo joined the faculty in the department of Asian studies in the UNC College of Arts & Sciences in 2006 after completing a Ph.D. in the UNC School of Education in… Read more »

Arne Kalleberg, Kenan Distinguished Professor of Sociology

Arne Kalleberg Appointed Chair of the Curriculum in Global Studies

August 19, 2019

Arne Kalleberg, Kenan Distinguished Professor of Sociology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been appointed to a two-year term as chair of the curriculum in global studies beginning July 1, 2019. During his term, Kalleberg will work to review curricular changes, assess the needs of the unit’s degree programs and explore… Read more »