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Four UNC-Chapel Hill Graduate Students Awarded Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships

January 8, 2020

Four students from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill were awarded grants under the 2019 Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellows Program. Carolina consistently ranks among the top producers of Fulbright-Hays DDRA fellows. UNC-Chapel Hill was awarded more than $158,000 in funding for the program by the U.S. Department of Education. These fellowships allow doctoral… Read more »

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UNC-Duke Area Studies Centers Celebrate International Education Week with K-12 Workshop

December 2, 2019

In celebration of International Education Week, the UNC-Duke area studies centers (UNC African Studies Center, UNC Carolina Asia Center, UNC Center for European Studies, Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies, and the UNC-Duke Consortium in Latin American and Caribbean Studies) partnered with the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) on November 2, 2019 to… Read more »

Mary Morgan Keyser at fall 2019 passport drive.

UNC Global’s Fall 2019 Passport Drive Sees Record Numbers

November 22, 2019

There was a record turnout for UNC Global’s fall passport drive—448 attendees submitted passport applications, an increase from 411 in fall 2018 attendees. The drive took place on November 13 and 14 on the fourth floor of the FedEx Global Education Center. Officials from the U.S. Department of State were on campus both days to… Read more »

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UNC Ranks 17th Among U.S. Universities for Study Abroad in 2019 ‘Open Doors’ Report

November 18, 2019

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ranks 17th among U.S. higher education institutions for the number of students earning credit for study abroad for the second year in a row, according to the Institute of International Education’s (IIE) 2019 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. This ranking reflects credit-bearing activity conducted by students… Read more »

US News and World Report Ranks Carolina 33rd Among World’s Top Research Universities

November 13, 2019

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is ranked 33rd among the world’s top 1,500 universities, according to the sixth annual U.S. News and World Report Best Global Universities rankings, a shift from 34th last year. Among U.S. research universities included on the list, UNC-Chapel Hill placed 22nd overall and 7th among public campuses. The ranking builds… Read more »

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UNC-Chapel Hill Hosts Delegation from Universidad San Francisco de Quito

November 13, 2019

On October 24 and 25, 2019, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill hosted two representatives from the Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ) in Ecuador to explore possibilities for academic and research collaborations and student engagement: Diego Quiroga, vice president for research, and Mateo Sáenz Hinojosa, director of international relations. UNC-Chapel Hill and… Read more »