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Global News & Events, March 8, 2017
Carolina Climbs to No. 7 among Peace Corps’ Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities

For the third year in a row, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has moved up in the rankings of the Peace Corps’ Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list. UNC ranks No. 7 among large schools, up from No. 12 last year.
What's New
Tibetan Buddhist Monk Creates Sand Mandala as Exercise in Enlightenment
Carolina Indian Circle Celebrates 30th Annual Powwow
UNC Researchers Develop New Test for Detecting Ebola

UNC Hosts Tania Lima from King’s College London

Ninety Percent of Predatory Fish Gone from Caribbean Coral Reefs Due to Overfishing
UNC Professor behind Global OneMBA Program Makes an Impact through Teaching and Leading
Researchers at UNC Conclude Hookah Smoking Is Public Health Threat in Kurdish Region of Iraq
Theory and Practice Come Together for UNC Professor Fulghieri

MEASURE Evaluation Project Provides Technical Training to 14 Zambian Health Professionals

Awards & Honors


March 8  
Study Abroad Walk-In Wednesday: Credit Transfer Info

March 8  Makau Mutua, ‘Transitional Justice in Africa: Promises and Pitfalls’

March 9  Tea & Talk Series: Sebastian Strangio, ‘Cambodia at the Crossroads’

March 10  Lyubov Erofeeva, ‘Striving for Reproductive Rights and Health in Russia’

March 15  Study Abroad Walk-In Wednesday: Credit Transfer Info

March 20  Study Abroad 101 Info Session: UK and Ireland

March 20  Study Abroad Credit Transfer 101

March 21  Study Abroad 101 Info Session: Southern Europe

March 21  Study Abroad 101 Info Session: Spain and Latin America

March 22  Study Abroad 101 Info Session: Africa and the Middle East

Until July 21 2017 Carolina Global Photography Exhibition


March 8  Rahsaan Maxwell, ‘The Integration of Muslims in Europe: How Important Is Religion?’

March 8  Sharon Cameron, ‘Tolstoy, Bresson and the Ground of the Ethical’

March 9  Italian Language Lunch

March 10  Попойка: Russian Conversation Hour

March 13  Yoga in the Galleries

March 13  Tai Chi in the Galleries

March 13  Kaffeestunde: German Conversation Hour

March 14  Kawiarenka: Polish Conversation Hour

March 17  Попойка: Russian Conversation Hour

March 17  Dialogues Seminar: ‘Egypt: Then and Now’

March 20  Yoga in the Galleries

March 20  Tai Chi in the Galleries

March 20  Kaffeestunde: German Conversation Hour

March 20  Paul Lerner, ‘German Jews and Consumer Culture on Both Sides of the Atlantic’

March 20  Bill Corcoran, ‘How Refugees and Families Cope and Look to the Future’

March 21  Kawiarenka: Polish Conversation Hour

March 21  Marat Grinberg, ‘The Commissar: History, Context, Poetics’

March 22  Study Abroad Pit Sit

Until April 24  Philemona Williamson, ‘La Sombra y el Espiritu V' Exhibition

Until May 14  ‘Flora and Fauna’ Exhibition

Until May 14  ‘World on Fire in Flames of Blood: Narratives of the Russian Revolution,’ Exhibition

March 12  Mahatma Gandhi Fellowship

March 14  Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship

March 17  ARISC Collaborative Heritage in Armenia Grant

March 18  Arabic, Persian and Turkish Language Immersion Institute

March 22 The Gerald Unks Undergraduate Travel Fellowship

"With support from the Chancellor’s Global Education Fund, we traveled to Reggio Calabria, Italy, to report on the European migration crisis. Our final project, "Divided by the Sea," shares the stories of both migrants and community members while also asking questions about migration and mobility around the world."

Gabriela Arp ’16 M.A. and Andrea Patiño ’16 M.A., School of Media and Journalism; William Moose ’16 M.A., Department of City and Regional Planning
In the Media

Trump’s International Policies Could Have Lasting Effects on Higher Ed | NPR
UNC Student Selected for Luce Scholars Program | WCHL

Local Authorities Affirm Support for Immigrants in NC | The Daily Tar Heel

Lawyers Try to Delay ‘All-American’ Argentine’s Deportation | The Washington Post

‘A Family Instead of Just a Dance Team’: Ek Taal Prepares for Next Year | The Daily Tar Heel
Research Indicates Trump Travel Ban Was Based on Misleading Data | The Guardian
Efforts to Build Replica Village Honor History of Occaneechi | The Daily Tar Heel
Last of ‘Too Silky’ Woolly Mammoths Blighted by Bad Mutations | The Guardian
This Is What Will Happen if Financial Markets Panic about Trump | The Washington Post 
Coral Reefs Shouldn’t Look Like Finding Nemo | The Atlantic
How the South Has Shaped Jewish Cuisine | WUNC
Leading with a Moral Compass — UNC Professor Wins Fulbright | The Daily Tar Heel 
The Meantime Gives Donation to Program for Sophomores to Take Gap Year | The Daily Tar Heel
Mexico’s Sugar Tax Leads to Fall in Consumption for Second Year Running | The Guardian
Syrian Refugee Now Living in Triangle Says Vetting Process Already Extreme | ABC News
Are Leaks about Russia Contacts ‘Illegal,’ as Trump Says? | PolitiFact
Trump Set to Issue Streamlined Immigrant Travel Ban | USA Today
An Odyssey from the Fringes of Washington to the Center of Power | The Washington Post

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