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.
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.
On Friday, April 27, 2018, UNC Global hosted its fourth naturalization ceremony at the FedEx Global Education Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to welcome new United States citizens. Adnan Džumhur, associate director of the Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies at UNC-Chapel Hill, provided the following remarks. I… Read more »
In some cases, when developing a new skill set, there is a definitive point at which you can say you’ve learned everything possible. In other instances, learning is an ongoing process that is never complete — something Tess Stogner ’19 loves about learning a new language. Stogner, a junior from Winston-Salem, North Carolina, majoring in… Read more »
Award winning Dutch author Marente de Moor will be reading from her novel, The Dutch Maiden, in the DeBerry Boardroom at the FedEx Global Education Center at 5:30 p.m. on April 20 and at Flyleaf Books at 2:00 p.m. on April 21. Marente de Moor received the European Union Prize for Literature in 2014. The… Read more »
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 »
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.
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 »
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 »