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Global News & Events, April 6, 2016
UNC-Chapel Hill Wins 2016 Senator Paul Simon Spotlight Award

Carolina has been awarded the 2016 Senator Paul Simon Spotlight Award by NAFSA, the Association of International Educators, in recognition of partnership activity with Universidad San Francisco de Quito in the Galápagos Islands, Ecuador. The award is granted to three universities each year that demonstrate innovation and creativity in a particular area of internationalization.
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Rotary Peace Fellow Kiran Singh Sirah ’13 Promotes Equality and Social Justice through Storytelling
Taylor Wrencher '16 Works with Children with Cerebral Palsy in Trujillo, Peru
UNC Hosts Inaugural Europe Week at Carolina April 18-26
Gillings Health Behavior Researchers Study HIV Testing, Intimate Partner Violence in Tanzania
UNC, Duke Students Discuss Science and Turkey with Nobel Prize Winner Aziz Sancar
Public Policy Professor Advocates Report Card for Poverty
Awards & Honors

April 7  Southeast Asian Language Workshop
April 7  2016-2017 Fulbright US Student Program Info Session
April 7  Yong Cai, ‘Challenging Human Rights: China’s Dismantled One-Child Policy’
April 8  Discussion with OECD Head of Global Media Dan Morrison
April 8  Southeast Asian Language Workshop
April 9  Multidisciplinary Approaches to Achieving Sustainable Development Goals
April 11  Asian Film Series: ‘Wolf Totem’ (China, 2015)
April 12  ‘He Named Me Malala’ (US, 2015)
April 13  Leila Patel, ‘Gender and Social Welfare in South Africa: Lessons from the South’
April 13  2016-2017 Fulbright US Student Program Info Session
April 13  Antony Polonsky, ‘The POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw’
April 14  Harvey Gantt and Eva Clayton, ‘A Tale of Two Trailblazers’
April 14  Amanda Bellows, ‘Images of Serfs and Slaves in Russian and American National Art’
April 15  Southeast Asian Language Workshop
April 16  Mindy Fullilove, ‘Re-Engaging the Wheels of Collective Consciousness’
April 18  Rick Minor, ‘From NC to the EU and Back: The State of Transatlantic Relations’
Until July 29  ‘Thukhuma: Painting Myanmar in a Time of Transition’ Exhibition

April 6-8  Telling Our Stories of Home: Changing African Diaspora Communities
April 7  Zhendong Luo, ‘New Urbanization in China from the Bottom Up’
April 7  African Diaspora Women Artists Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
April 7  Francis Robinson, ‘On the Building of Islamic Societies from Below Since 1800’
April 7  David Tolbert, ‘The Yugoslavia Tribunal and Its Impact on the Balkans and Beyond’
April 8-9  Prejudices in Print: Reading European Antisemitism
April 10  Claudia Becker, ‘The Ex-Inclusion of the ‘Other’ in the Filmic Creations of Edgar Reitz’
April 10-12  Reconsidering Antisemitism: Past and Present
April 11  Konstanty Gebert, ‘Using Refugees for Rhetorical Points’
April 11  ‘Out Run’ (US, 2015)
April 12  Tiffany Willoughby-Herard, ‘The Carnegie Corporation and White Vulnerability’
April 12  Wendy Matsumura, ‘Beyond Feudal Remnant: Okinawa’s Non-Selling Alliance of 1916’
April 15-16  Legislating Sexuality and Gender in Africa: Rights, Society and the State
Until April 15  ‘Lyric Impressions: Wordsworth in the Long Nineteenth Century’
April 16  Churchill’s Ideas, Actions and Historical Legacy
April 18  Tai Chi in the Galleries
April 18  Renata Holod, ‘Lighting the Great Mosque of Cordoba: Interiors, Vision and Memory’
April 16  Churchill’s Ideas, Actions and Historical Legacy
April 11  Center for Global Initiatives Summer Internships
April 14  Explore Poland: Heritage Study Tour
April 15  2016 Summer Research Laboratory on Russia, Eastern Europe and Eurasia
April 15  Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies
April 24  Nationalism, Religion and Violence in Europe Summer Seminar

"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
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