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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Global Take Off: Puerto Rico Application Deadline

Friday, June 30, 2017

The Global Take Off: Puerto Rico program provides funding for students to participate in an interactive, five-day, faculty-led trip to Puerto Rico after final exams are over in December. In collaboration with the Institute for the Studies of the Americas and the Sonja H. Stone Center for Black Culture and History, this program includes the following components:

  • Fully funded trip to Puerto Rico to participate in an interactive educational experience, including discussions with Puerto Rican students and community members, tours of local sites and attractions, and exploration of Puerto Rican cuisine
  • Collaborative learning with both UNC and University of Puerto Rico faculty and staff
  • Career and personal development and networking opportunities

NOTE: The application will open May 15, 2017.


Friday, June 30, 2017
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Center for Global Initiatives
+1 919 962 3094


3009 FedEx Global Education Center
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, N.C. 27599 United States
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+1 919 962 2435

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