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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Upcoming Events

January 2018

Info Session: Pre-Dissertation Exploration Award

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 @ 4:30 pm5:30 pm EST
Deberry Board Room 3009, FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro St. Ste. 3000
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Join CGI staff members for an information session about the Pre-Dissertation Exploration Award! These awards help get Ph.D. candidates into the field to do preliminary explorations of potential research materials/sites in preparation for writing a dissertation proposal. (These awards will not fund dissertation field research.) Let us know you're coming, and share this event with others via our Facebook event page!  

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Info Session: REACH Fellowship

Thursday, January 25, 2018 @ 5:00 pm6:00 pm EST
Deberry Board Room 3009, FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro St. Ste. 3000
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Join CGI staff members for an information session about the Jame Peacock REACH Fellowship! We will award two funded fellowships in 2018--one summer fellowship and one academic year fellowship. Both fellowships seek to provide a robust, funded professionalization opportunity for Ph.D. students who are interested in diversifying their graduate portfolio by exploring alternative academic (alt-ac) careers. Let us know you’re coming, and share this event with others via our Facebook event page!

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Grant Writing Workshop

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 @ 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 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 is the third in a series of workshops held throughout the year.

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February 2018

Global Project Showcase

Monday, February 5, 2018 @ 5:30 pm6:30 pm EST
Deberry Board Room 3009, FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro St. Ste. 3000
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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LOCATION: FedEx Global Education Center, rm 3009 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. To let us know your coming and easily share this event with friends, check out our Facebook event page!

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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. To let us know your coming and easily share this event with friends, check out our Facebook event page!

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