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Building Confidence Abroad

January 23, 2023

First-year student Bella Hancock began her Carolina career away from Chapel Hill at Maynooth University near Dublin, Ireland. She was among the more than 80 first-year students who made up Carolina Global Launch’s second cohort this past fall. The college … Continued

Becoming a Tar Heel Abroad

January 22, 2023

Jackson Holmes spent his first semester as a Tar Heel studying at the University of Stirling in Scotland as part of the Carolina Global Launch program. First-year student Jackson Holmes took a chance to study abroad early in his time … Continued

UNC-Chapel Hill Student Martha Isaacs Named Schwarzman Scholar

December 9, 2022

(Chapel Hill, N.C.— Dec. 9, 2022) – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill student Martha Isaacs has been awarded a prestigious Schwarzman scholarship, which funds a master’s in global affairs at Beijing’s Tsinghua University. Isaacs is Carolina’s 12th Schwarzman … Continued

Bringing Peace and Healing to His Country

September 26, 2022

Duke-UNC Rotary Peace Center Fellow Dr. Mexan Mapouka is fulfilling his calling to heal others by bringing what he’s learned back to his hometown in the Central African Republic. Dr. Mexan Mapouka once worked to heal others as a young … Continued

Summers Abroad Expand Perspectives

August 23, 2022

With thousands of Tar Heels in every major traveling the globe through study abroad every year, Carolina is fulfilling its Global Guarantee — our promise that a global education is promised to all our students. This summer, study abroad was back in … Continued

Preserving the Galápagos One Sample at a Time

July 29, 2022

The Galapagos Science Center — a partnership between UNC-Chapel Hill and Universidad San Francisco de Quito in Ecuador — conducts research projects across the Galapagos to preserve the islands for future generations. One of the ways researchers from the two universities are … Continued

An Unconventional Path

May 31, 2022

Dedren Snead ’12 is many things. He’s an international businessman, a tech whiz, an artist and an entrepreneur. He has lived and worked in places like Japan, China and Korea. He has a knack for learning both foreign and computer … Continued

#GDTBATH: Lucas Risinger

May 1, 2022

Lucas Risinger first became intrigued by Russia’s history and culture in high school when his history class was learning about the Cold War. When he arrived at Carolina a few years later to study economics and math, he continued to … Continued

#GDTBATH: Sartaj Jhooty

March 2, 2022

Sartaj Jhooty always knew he wanted to study abroad in college, but his goal to work in the medical field required at least four years of rigorous undergraduate coursework and left little room for international adventures. His wanderlust began in … Continued