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 Project Showcase and International Coffee Hour.

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March 2018

Global Project Showcase

Friday, March 23, 2018 @ 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. This showcase features: Mikayla Tencer: Management and Society major and CGI Award recipient who to taught English in a French homestay while exploring parts…

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April 2018

GO! Global Orientation on Culture + Ethics

Saturday, April 14, 2018 @ 9:30 am3:30 pm EDT
FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, N.C. 27599 United States
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GO! Global Orientation on Culture + Ethics is designed to help students evaluate expectations, anticipate potential cultural and ethical challenges, prepare for engagement in communities, and develop intercultural competencies. First-time travelers and experienced globetrotters alike can benefit from session topics like Global Entrepreneurship, “Voluntourism,” Providing Healthcare Abroad and Decoding Culture in Education. The conference will include: Interactive workshops led by world-renowned faculty, staff and community members on the diverse contexts and challenges you may face while abroad; An intimate global connections…

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International Coffee Hour

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 @ 10:00 am11:00 am EDT
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 co-hosted by the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs.

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