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Smithsonian Folkways Brings Global Music to K-12 Classrooms through UNC World View

July 30, 2020

UNC World View has partnered with Smithsonian Folkways, the nonprofit record label of the Smithsonian Institution, to distribute free educational materials that incorporate global music into K-12 classrooms.   A University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill public service program dedicated to developing global educators, created the materials as a part of their … Continued

UNC-USFQ Galapagos Initiative Publishes New Book in Series

July 27, 2020

The UNC Center for Galapagos Studies, a coordinating unit for the collaborative partnership between the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ) in Ecuador, has published a new title in its book series on historical human-environment interactions in the Galapagos Islands. The new book, “Land Cover and Land Use … Continued

Ioana Costant Named Director of International Student and Scholar Services

May 29, 2020

Ioana Costant has been named director of International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS), effective June 1, 2020. Costant has served as interim director since August 2019.  “Ioana is an excellent leader and a talented immigration attorney,” said Raymond B. Farrow, associate provost for global affairs. “As interim director, Ioana’s leadership has been instrumental during the upheavals caused … Continued