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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Global News & Events, February 24, 2016
'Telling Our Stories of Home' Highlights Belonging and Home in African Diaspora Communities

UNC-Chapel Hill will host a six-day conference-festival, “Telling Our Stories of Home,” which will bring together faculty, performers and activists to workshop, present and engage with feminist discourses of home. The festival will feature guest scholars from Haiti, India, Puerto Rico and Brazil.
What's New
African Studies Center Hosts Delegation from University of Cheikh Anta Diop
From Nursing to Medicine, Minh Nguyen Brings a Global Perspective and Local Touch
Eshelman School of Pharmacy Signs MOU with Jagadguru Sri Shivarathreeswara University
A Day of Remembrance for Deah, Yusor and Razan
Carolina Climbs to No. 12 Among Peace Corps' Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities
Diversity in STEM Conference
Awards & Honors

Two Students Named 2016 Gates Cambridge Scholars
Berry Receives Funding for Diabetes Study in Mexico
La Serna Wins ACLS Collaborative Research Grant Award
Scholarships Enable SILS Master’s Students to Study in London and Prague
     
Events

FEDEX GLOBAL EDUCATION CENTER
Feb. 24 Study Abroad 101 Info Session
Feb. 24 ‘Nuevas Raíces/New Roots: Voices from Carolina del Norte’ Program and Reception
Feb. 25 Loukas Tsoukalis, ‘The Greek and European Crisis’
Feb. 25 Divided by the Sea: The VIMY Global Team Website Launch
Feb. 25 Marina Mogilner, 'The Anti-Imperial Nationalism of Vladimir Jabotinsky'
Feb. 26 New Directions in Asian Studies: An Interdisciplinary Conference for the UNC System
Feb. 27-28 Annual Duke-UNC Graduate Islamic Studies Conference
March 2 Bill Corcoran, 'Delivering Development and Relief in Palestine and Lebanon'
March 3 Study Abroad 101 Info Session
March 3 'Thukhuma: Painting Myanmar in a Time of Transition' Exhibition and Lecture
March 7 Study Abroad 101 Info Session
March 7 International Coffee Hour
March 8 Global Projects Showcase
March 8 Radislav Lapushin, 'Chekhov's 'Ward No. 6''
March 8 Discussion with Joel Wit
Until April 1 2016 Carolina Global Photography Exhibition


UNC
Feb. 24-March 13 Playmakers Repertory Company, ‘We Are Proud to Present’
Feb. 24 Issam Suleiman Mousa, ‘The First Communication Revolution in Petra, Jordan’
Feb. 25 Anthony Quainton, ‘Terrorism and the Challenge for Diplomacy’
Feb. 25 Stephanie Schrader, ‘Appropriating Asia: The Depiction of the Exotic in European Art’
Feb. 26 Henry Hale, 'Why Do Russians Love Putin, or Do They Really?’
Feb. 28 Dagmar Herzog, 'Psychoanalysis as Moral Politics in Post-Nazi Germany'
Feb. 29 Jason Cons, 'Climatic Territories in Deltaic Bangladesh'
Feb. 29 'Seret Aravit' (Israel, 2015)
March 2 China Chats: An Interdisciplinary Glance at China
March 4-5 Christianity, Politics and Social Activism in Africa and the African Diaspora
March 5 Innovating Global Public Health for Complex Emergencies Workshop
March 6 Steffen Kaupp, 'German Classics in Contemporary Transcultural Theater'
March 7 Tai Chi in the Galleries
March 7-25 'Lawyers Without Rights: Jewish Lawyers in Germany Under the Third Reich'
March 7 Sarah Stein, 'Family Papers: A Sephardi Journey Through the 20th Century'
March 8 Fareed Zakaria, 'In Defense of a Liberal Education'
Until April 15 ‘Lyric Impressions: Wordsworth in the Long Nineteenth Century’

UNC WORLDWIDE
Feb. 27 Richard Talbert, 'Visualizing and Mapping the Ancient World Then and Now'
March 2 Michelle King, 'Culture and Conflict Between Taiwan and People's Republic of China'
March 7 Mandarin Chinese Lunch
Deadlines
 
Feb. 25 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship
Feb. 26 Explorations in Global Health Faculty Grants  
Feb. 26 Khayrallah Center Heritage Internship Program
Feb. 26 2016 MEXT Japanese Studies Student Scholarship
Feb. 28 Duke-UNC China Leadership Summit
March 1 Carolina Global Food Program Summer Scholars
March 1 Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship
March 1 Freeman Awards for Study in Asia
March 4 Brussels Study Tour Grants

“I was able to study economics at the National University of Singapore because of the Global Education Fund. This joint-degree program has given me the chance to gain a unique perspective that is applicable to the rest of my student career at Chapel Hill and beyond.”
 
- Alicia Mercolino

Economics, B.A. ’11
In the Media

Air Pollution Kills More People Than Malnutrition and Unsafe Sex | ThinkProgress
Will Cuba Meeting of Pope and Patriarch Help Heal a 1,000-Year Rift? | NPR
Shaken by Shooting, North Carolina Muslims Emerge ‘Proud’ One Year Later | NPR
Study on Antiretroviral Therapy Suggests HIV Prevention, Vaccine | International Business Times
Absurdity of Denying Aid to Undocumented Students | The Chronicle of Higher Education
Moral Symbols Can Ward Off Evil Bosses, Study Says | Chicago Tribune
Proving Einstein Right | WUNC
Forbes’ 30 Under 30 List with Indian or South Asian Origins | The Wall Street Journal
Book ‘Em Brings Scribe for the Lumbee Tribe | The Robesonian
UNC Receives $1 Million Grant to Help Diversify Graduate School Students | The Daily Tar Heel
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