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.
The Center for Global Initiatives and the Center for Faculty Excellence invite aspiring Fulbright U.S. Faculty/Postdoc Scholars and Students to explore opportunities to engage in these prestigious cultural exchange programs in which selected US citizens study, teach, or conduct research abroad. Participants will: Learn about the history and current status of Fulbright Programs Hear presentations from UNC Fulbright awardees about their experiences abroad Break out into faculty and student groups to discuss specifics of the application process and to initiate…Find out more »
GO! Global Orientation on Culture + Ethics is designed to help students evaluate expectations, anticipate potential cultural and ethical challenges, prepare for engagement with global communities, and develop intercultural competencies. First-time travelers and experienced globetrotters alike can benefit from session topics like “Voluntourism” + the White Savior Complex, The Ethics of Healthcare Abroad, Race + Ethnicity in a Global Context, Local Global Opportunities, The World We See: Global Photography, and Gender + Sexuality in Cross-Cultural Travel. Learn More + RegisterFind out more »
Interested in working or teaching abroad after graduation? Join us to learn more about the Fulbright U.S Student Program and Peace Corps with UNC advisors for both programs!Find out more »