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Carolina Ranked No. 5 Among Peace Corps’ 2019 Top Volunteer-Producing Schools

March 25, 2019

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has ranked fifth among large-size schools (more than 15,000 undergraduates) on the Peace Corps’ 2019 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list, tied with Ohio State University and the University of Washington. This is the 10th year Carolina has ranked among the top 20 large-size schools.

‘Gathering Global Stories’: Helene Cooper ’87 Delivers Lecture for CGI’s 25th Anniversary

March 5, 2019

The Center for Global Initiatives (CGI) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill hosted UNC-Chapel Hill alumna Helene Cooper ’87 for CGI’s 25th anniversary celebration on Monday, February 25, 2019. Cooper presented her lecture, “Gathering Global Stories,” illustrating how her time at Carolina affected her global career as a journalist and author. Niklaus… Read more »

Narration and Immediacy in Early Japanese Sports Broadcasting Event

Kerim Yasar Examines Nation, Narration and Immediacy in Early Japanese Sports Broadcasting

February 27, 2019

Kerim Yasar, assistant professor at the University of Southern California (USC) and the author of Electrified Voices: How the Telephone, Phonograph, and Radio Shaped Modern Japan, 1868–1945, recently spoke at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, presenting excerpts from his book. In his lecture, delivered Feb. 8, 2019, Yasar detailed the origins of… Read more »

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Conference to Shed Light on Current Realities in Gaza Strip, March 22-24

February 20, 2019

The Center for Middle East and Islamic Studies will host a conference entitled “Conflict over Gaza: People, Politics, and Possibilities” on March 22-24, 2019. The conference will bring together scholars and specialists from think tanks, non-governmental organizations and journalists to discuss the realities of everyday life in the Gaza Strip.

UNC-Chapel Hill Hosts Delegation from University of Gothenburg

February 20, 2019

On Feb. 15, 2019, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill hosted a delegation of faculty and scholars from the University of Gothenburg in Sweden to explore areas for partnership development. UNC-Chapel Hill and Gothenburg currently have a partnership within the College of Arts and Sciences, including a student exchange and Trans-Atlantic Master’s program.

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Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist Helene Cooper ’87 to Deliver Lecture

February 25, 2019

The Center for Global Initiatives (CGI) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will host UNC-Chapel Hill alumna Helene Cooper ’87 for CGI’s 25th anniversary celebration on Monday, February 25, 2019. Cooper will present “Gathering Global Stories,” a talk on the impact her time at Carolina had on her global career as a journalist and author.

Learning Through Languages Event featuring students discussing their projects

Learning through Languages Symposium Showcases High School Students’ Global Research

February 6, 2019

Ninety-seven high school students from across North Carolina participated in the fourth annual Learning through Languages High School Research Symposium, sponsored by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University on February 1, 2019. The symposium provided an opportunity for North Carolina language students to showcase their language, research and presentation skills.