The Center for Global Initiatives hosts and co-sponsors global events and conferences across campus and in our community. Of note are our recurring events that take place throughout the year, Global Projects Showcase and International Coffee Hour.

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Upcoming Events

September 2017

Global Tech Opportunities

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 @ 5:15 pm6:30 pm EDT
Manning Hall, rm 001, 216 Lenoir Drive
Chapel Hill, 27599
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Global Tech Opportunities: How to Go Global in Tech, Info Sci and Related Fields Interested in a career tech and want a global experience? The UNC Center for Global Initiatives, the Shuford Program in Entrepreneurship (E-minor) and the UNC School of Information and Library Sciences (SILS) are co-hosting an information session about global opportunities. You don't have to be a SILS student to attend, and we will be discussing programs and resources for students at any stage, first-years to graduate…

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October 2017

Passport to Go! Application Deadline

Monday, October 2, 2017
FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, N.C. 27599 United States
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The Passport to Go! program provides funding for first-year or new transfer students to obtain their first U.S. passport. Applications from students who otherwise would not be able to afford the cost of a passport are prioritized (read more about our Opening Access initiative here). If you meet the eligibility requirements, don't hesitate to apply as all eligible students will be funded! Applications must be in by 11:59pm, Monday, October 2.

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Global Project Showcase

Monday, October 9, 2017 @ 12:20 pm1:20 pm EDT

LOCATION: Student Union, room 3102 Want to travel next summer? Looking to fund your global project? Enjoy a showcase of students’ research, experiences and travel stories from a variety of fields and global destinations. Learn more about past international summer projects the Center for Global Initiatives has funded from the students themselves. Lunch will be provided.

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Grant Writing Workshop

Monday, October 23, 2017 @ 6:00 pm7:00 pm EDT
Undergraduate Library, rm 130, 203 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Join the Center for Global Initiatives and the UNC Writing Center for a collaborative grant writing workshop at the Undergraduate Library! Led by a Writing Center professional who has read thousands of proposals, this workshop is a crash course on the qualities that make a proposal successful. Get an insider’s view of the selection process and learn strategies for effective writing. This workshop will be the second in a series of workshops held throughout the year. Additional date set for…

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November 2017

Carolina Covenant + CGI Info Session

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 @ 4:00 pm5:00 pm EST
Conference Room 4003, FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, N.C. 27599 United States
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Are you interested in embarking on a global opportunity, but concerned about how to afford it, fit it in your schedule, or gain family support? Join the UNC Center for Global Initiatives and the Carolina Covenant office at an information session about the many global opportunities and resources available. We will be discussing programs and opportunities for students at any stage, first-years to graduating seniors! Spring deadlines are coming up. Don’t let your college career pass without adding a global…

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Global Project Showcase

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 @ 5:30 pm6:30 pm EST
Classroom 1009, FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, N.C. 27599 United States
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LOCATION: FedEx Global Education Center, rm 1009 Want to travel next summer? Looking to fund your global project? Enjoy a showcase of students’ research, experiences and travel stories from a variety of fields and global destinations. Learn more about past international summer projects the Center for Global Initiatives has funded from the students themselves. Dinner will be provided.

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January 2018

International Coffee Hour

Thursday, January 11, 2018 @ 5:00 pm6:00 pm EST
EspressOasis Cafe, FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, N.C. 27599 United States
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Join us for a monthly social hour to bring together international UNC community members and students excited about global engagement. Chat about opportunities and challenges on campus, and meet staff from the hosting offices with great resources to share. This date is hosted by the Center for Global Initiatives and the Study Abroad Office.

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Global Project Showcase

Thursday, January 18, 2018 @ 12:30 pm1:30 pm EST

LOCATION: Student Union, room TBD Want to travel next summer? Looking to fund your global project? Enjoy a showcase of students’ research, experiences and travel stories from a variety of fields and global destinations. Learn more about past international summer projects the Center for Global Initiatives has funded from the students themselves. Lunch will be provided.

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February 2018

Global Project Showcase

Monday, February 5, 2018 @ 5:30 pm6:30 pm EST
Classroom 1009, FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, N.C. 27599 United States
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LOCATION: FedEx Global Education Center, rm 1009 Want to travel next summer? Looking to fund your global project? Enjoy a showcase of students’ research, experiences and travel stories from a variety of fields and global destinations. Learn more about past international summer projects the Center for Global Initiatives has funded from the students themselves. Dinner will be provided.

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March 2018

Global Project Showcase

Friday, March 23, 2018 @ 12:20 pm1:20 pm EDT

LOCATION: Student Union, room TBD Want to travel next summer? Looking to fund your global project? Enjoy a showcase of students’ research, experiences and travel stories from a variety of fields and global destinations. Learn more about past international summer projects the Center for Global Initiatives has funded from the students themselves. Lunch will be provided.

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You can also find more global events at UNC Global  and the campus-wide UNC events calendar .