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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January 2019

Funding Application Workshop

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 @ 6:00 pm7:00 pm EST
Undergraduate Library, rm 205, 203 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Join the UNC Writing Center and the Center for Global Initiatives for a collaborative award application workshop at the Undergraduate Library! Led by a Writing Center professional who has read thousands of applications for competitive programs like Fulbright, this workshop is a crash course on the qualities that make an application successful. Get an insider’s view of the selection process and learn strategies for effective writing. CGI will also have a program manager available to discuss travel application tips and…

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Global Project Showcase

Thursday, January 17, 2019 @ 12:30 pm1:30 pm EST

LOCATION: Student Union, rm TBD Want a global experience while at UNC? Looking to fund your global project? Enjoy a showcase of students’ research, experiences and travel stories from a variety of fields and global destinations, and hear directly from other students about how they planned and paid for their experience. Lunch will be provided.

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Federal Application Writing Workshop

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 @ 5:30 pm6:30 pm EST
Undergraduate Library, rm 205, 203 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Join UNC's Diplomat-in-Residence and the Center for Global Initiatives for a collaborative award application workshop at the Undergraduate Library! The Diplomat-in-Residence, Kathryn Crockart, is a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, and she will lead this session sharing insight and tips on how to write applications for federal jobs and programs. In her current role, Kathryn helps a diverse cross-section of Americans who want to serve and represent our country to pursue career opportunities with the U.S. Department of State. CGI…

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February 2019

Global Project Showcase

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 @ 12:30 pm1:30 pm EST

LOCATION: Student Union, rm TBD Want a global experience while at UNC? Looking to fund your global project? Enjoy a showcase of students’ research, experiences and travel stories from a variety of fields and global destinations, and hear directly from other students about how they planned and paid for their experience. Lunch will be provided.

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March 2019

Global Project Showcase

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 @ 5:30 pm6:30 pm EST
NC

LOCATION: coming soon! Want a global experience while at UNC? Looking to fund your global project? Enjoy a showcase of students’ research, experiences and travel stories from a variety of fields and global destinations, and hear directly from other students about how they planned and paid for their experience. Dinner will be provided.

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GO! Global Orientation on Culture + Ethics

Saturday, March 30, 2019 @ 9:30 am3:30 pm EDT
3009 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 faculty, staff and community members on the diverse contexts and challenges you may face while abroad; An intimate global connections lunch…

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