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 Projects Showcase and International Coffee Hour.

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Center for Global Initiatives

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Upcoming Events

December 2017

Dept. of State Funding Opportunities: Info Session

Thursday, December 7, 2017 @ 12:00 pm1:30 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, UNC's Diplomat-in-Residence and the Office of Distinguished Scholarships for an information session on government-funded opportunities, several of which are designed for students interested in international affairs and the foreign service. Some awards that will be covered during this session include the following: Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship: Provides incoming graduate students with financial support, mentoring and professional development to prepare them academically and professionally for a career with the U.S. Department of State. Women, members of minority groups historically…

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January 2018

International Coffee Hour

Thursday, January 11, 2018 @ 5:00 pm6:00 pm EST
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 hosted by the Center for Global Initiatives and the Study Abroad Office.

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Global Project Showcase

Thursday, January 18, 2018 @ 12:30 pm1:30 pm EST

LOCATION: Student Union, room TBD 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.

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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
Classroom 1009, FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, N.C. 27599 United States
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LOCATION: FedEx Global Education Center, rm 1009 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.

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March 2018

Global Project Showcase

Friday, March 23, 2018 @ 12:20 pm1:20 pm EDT

LOCATION: Student Union, room TBD 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.

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