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Carolina Global Photography Competition To Open June 1

May 15, 2018

The 19th annual Carolina Global Photography Competition will be accepting submissions beginning June 1, 2018. This amateur competition, which is open to students, faculty, alumni and staff of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, showcases Carolina’s global activity, educational opportunities, research and service work. The competition closes September 15, 2018.

UNC Global Hosts Fourth Annual Naturalization Ceremony for New Citizens

May 2, 2018

On Friday, April 27, 2018, UNC Global hosted its fourth naturalization ceremony to welcome new United States citizens at the FedEx Global Education Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Fifty-nine individuals representing countries from Argentina to Zambia took the oath of allegiance and officially became U.S. citizens.

Cecilia Martinez-Gallardo Appointed William Wilson Brown Jr. Distinguished Term Professor in Latin American Studies

April 18, 2018

Born and raised in Mexico City, it’s no surprise that Mexico and its neighboring countries are a primary focus for associate professor of political science Cecilia Martinez-Gallardo. “My family all still lives in Mexico City, so I’m very connected to what’s going on there and the politics of both the city itself and the country.”… Read more »

Naturalization Ceremony April 27, 2018

UNC Global Hosts Naturalization Ceremony for US Citizenship

April 17, 2018

UNC Global, in conjunction with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), will host a naturalization ceremony recognizing 60 of North Carolina’s new candidates for U.S. citizenship. The candidates come from 30 countries including India, Cameroon, Canada and Mexico. The ceremony will take place at 1:30 p.m. on April 27, 2018 in the Nelson Mandela auditorium.

UNC Press, Institute for the Study of the Americas, University Libraries Publish Open-Access Book in New Collaborative Series

April 16, 2018

The University of North Carolina Press, the Institute for the Study of the Americas and the University Libraries published the first title in their collaborative open-access series, Studies in Latin America. Tropical Tongues: Language Ideologies, Endangerment, and Minority Languages in Belize by Jennifer Carolina Gómez Menjívar and William Noel Salmon is expected to be followed… Read more »

UNC-Chapel Hill to Host DACA Week April 16-20, 2018

April 12, 2018

The inaugural DACA Week will take place April 16-20, 2018 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The goal of DACA Week is to highlight issues surrounding documentation as well as to provide a platform for discussion regarding ongoing concerns of citizenship. Events include reading groups and a community panel with Tina Vasquez,… Read more »