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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

New Funding Boosts Support of Building Integrated Communities Program

June 29, 2022

The Institute for the Study of the Americas at UNC-Chapel Hill was awarded $1.55 million from the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation. The funding will support Building Integrated Communities, a planning and leadership initiative of the Latino Migration Project that partners … Continued

Going Beyond The Classroom

June 23, 2022

A self-described ‘Type A’ high school student in an International Baccalaureate program, Simone McFarlane’s gap year before college was not only a way to take a break from the academic grind, but an opportunity to partner with communities while exploring … Continued

NSF-Sponsored Basic Assembly and Annotation of Genomes Workshop

June 7, 2022

Between May 22-25, 2022, UNC Center for Galapagos Studies researchers Corbin Jones and Alan Jones, alongside Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ) colleagues Maria de Lourdes Torres and Hugo Valdebenito, hosted the first of two workshops to teach participants how … Continued