The Carolina Global Food Program, an initiative within the Global Research Institute, is announcing its fourth annual competitive scholarship program in the summer of 2019. In the program a select number of Carolina Global Food Program “Summer Scholars will be awarded up to $5,000 each to support food related summer research projects. Each awardee will… Read more »
UndocuCarolina, a project of UNC-Chapel Hill faculty and students, has begun to host “Campus Ally” training sessions to inform the UNC-Chapel Hill community about current immigration policies and to share resources for supporting undocumented and DACAmented students on the Carolina campus. The last training was held in November 2018 and the group will host more… Read more »
The Carolina Global Photography Competition is open to Carolina alumni, faculty, staff and students. Winning photographs and other selected images are exhibited throughout the FedEx Global Education Center, showcasing a range of global activity, educational opportunities, research and service work at UNC.
The Vice Provost for Global Affairs and Chief Global Officer search committee is pleased to announce that the candidates for the position have accepted our invitation to visit campus in January. They will deliver public talks during their visits. The schedule is available on the UNC Global website. Dr. William I. Brustein Dr. Brustein is… Read more »
The Consortium in Latin American and Caribbean Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University invited scholars Sarah Horton and Natalie Lira to UNC-Chapel Hill on November 29, 2018 to present their work on the topics of eugenics, race and disability. The event showcased how interdisciplinary collaboration can contribute to… Read more »
Three students from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill were awarded grants under the 2018 Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellows Program, making Carolina one of the top producers of fellows. UNC-Chapel Hill was awarded more than $103,00 in funding for the program by the U.S. Department of Education. These fellowships allow doctoral students to pursue… Read more »
The African Studies Center at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill has established the Barbara Anderson Travel Award in honor of its founding associate director. Barbara Anderson, who spent the past 13 years as associate director of the African Studies Center, retired in late fall 2018. The new travel awards are intended to honor Anderson’s… Read more »
Mackenzie Nelsen ’19, an undergraduate student in UNC College of Arts & Sciences, has received the 2018 Award for Academic Achievement Abroad from the Forum on Education Abroad. During the summer of 2018, Nelsen studied in Perugia, Italy, where she and Jared Belsky, a student at Hamilton College in New York, collaborated on a project,… Read more »
UNC Global’s annual Passport Drive took place on November 7 and 8 at the FedEx Global Education Center. The event welcomed students, faculty, staff and their families to apply for or renew their passports. Officials from the U.S. Department of State were on campus both days to accept new passport and passport renewal applications.