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UNC-Chapel Hill Hosts Virtual International Visitor Leadership Program on Higher Education Partnerships and Jobs

June 21, 2021

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill hosted 25 higher education representatives from El Salvador in a virtual delegation from the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) on June 3 addressing the theme, “Higher Education Partnerships and Jobs for the Future.” The participants included officials from the Ministry … Continued

Keeping It in the Family

May 3, 2021

Deciding to pursue his MBA was a defining moment in the life of Robert Ejupi ’21 (MBA). Ejupi is the chief operations officer and chief marketing officer for Sport In LLC, a leading sportswear retailer and wholesaler in Kosovo. It operates … Continued

The P’urhépecha Podcasts

April 15, 2021

Through community radio and podcasts, Maria Gutierrez strives to preserve her ancestral language and identity — that of an indigenous people from Michoacán, Mexico, called the P’urhépecha. Maria Gutierrez is descended from the P’urhépecha, an indigenous group from a region along … Continued

Students, an Ocean Apart, Study Drama and the Plague

April 12, 2021

An international online course connects students from three universities to explore how theater-makers can adapt, recover and thrive amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The first page of the syllabus for Adam Versényi’s undergraduate international theater course features this 1933 quote from … Continued

How Did One Stuck Ship Hamper Global Trade?

April 1, 2021

On March 24 the container ship Ever Given ran aground and blocked the Suez Canal for nearly a week, causing potentially billions in lost trade while hundreds of other cargo ships motored in circles waiting for the canal to reopen. … Continued