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In Memoriam of Jason Davis, Assistant Professor of Geography and Carolina Population Center Faculty Fellow

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill community mourns the passing on April 1, 2018, of Jason Davis, assistant professor of geography and faculty fellow at the Carolina Population Center. Jason was a young and prolific scholar who studied the relationships between migration, development and environmental change in origin countries. He received his doctoral… Read more »

UNC-Chapel Hill to Host DACA Week April 16-20, 2018

April 12, 2018

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 »

Seven Students Receive Class of 1938 Award

April 12, 2018

Seven undergraduates at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill received the Class of 1938 Summer Project Abroad Fellowships for research abroad in summer 2018. Students were chosen based on the quality of their proposals, financial need and personal, academic and professional purpose. Each student will receive $5,000. The awardees were chosen by a… Read more »

Center for Global Initiatives Announces Second Supplies Drive for Puerto Rico

The Center for Global Initiatives (CGI) has a second Global Take Off trip to Puerto Rico planned in May, and they are partnering with the Department of Romance Languages to collect supplies for communities recovering from last year’s devastating hurricane season. The following items are being collected: hygiene products lightly used clothing for all ages (and warm… Read more »

Jay Swaminathan

Jay Swaminathan Is an Academic Leader with a Global Perspective

Jayashankar “Jay” Swaminathan has served in just about every academic role at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Kenan-Flagler Business School you can imagine. “UNC Kenan-Flagler is a great place, and I have great colleagues,” says Swaminathan, the GlaxoSmithKline Distinguished Professor of Operations. “The school is a reflection of who I am and my… Read more »