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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. … Read more

Modern Indian Studies Initiative Launches Website

March 23, 2021

UNC Global is pleased to announce the launch of the new website for the Modern Indian Studies (MIS) initiative at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  The website,, is an important next step for the initiative, which aims to bring together a wide … Read more

Three Undergraduates Selected as UNC Phillips Ambassadors

March 1, 2021

Since the Phillips Ambassadors Program began in 2007, the scholarship program has supported approximately 360 undergraduates studying abroad in Asia. Three undergraduates from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have been selected as Phillips Ambassadors for study abroad … Read more