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Six Students Selected as 2018 Robinson Honors Fellows

April 23, 2018

Six students from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill were selected as recipients of the 2018 Anne L. and S. Epes Robinson Honors Fellowship, which provides funding for students who propose a program of study wholly focused on some aspect of the history and culture of Europe and the Mediterranean from 5th century… Read more »

Cecilia Martinez-Gallardo Appointed William Wilson Brown Jr. Distinguished Term Professor in Latin American Studies

April 18, 2018

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 »

Gillings Ph.D. Student Receives Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans

Burcu Bozkurt, a doctor of philosophy candidate in the health policy and management department at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Gillings School of Global Public Health, has received a 2018 Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans. Now in their 20th year, the Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships honor the contributions of… Read more »

Naturalization Ceremony April 27, 2018

UNC Global Hosts Naturalization Ceremony for US Citizenship

April 17, 2018

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.

UNC Press, Institute for the Study of the Americas, University Libraries Publish Open-Access Book in New Collaborative Series

April 16, 2018

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 »

Royster Global Prepares Students for International Job Market, Collaboration

April 13, 2018

The Royster Society of Fellows attracts exceptionally talented graduate students from around the world to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The fellowship program also prepares them for unprecedented global learning opportunities. International education is important for graduate students because it has the potential to amplify all they do as researchers and scholars, said Jennifer Gerz-Escandón, associate… Read more »