Global Impact: Broadening Carolina’s Worldwide Reach

Infusing a global dimension throughout Carolina’s teaching, research and service activities drives the University's international initiatives and programs. Through UNC Global, Carolina aspires to strengthen the University’s worldwide presence by attracting top faculty members and students from around the world; conducting research of global significance; involving an increasing number of students in study abroad and global experiential learning programs; and increasing the breadth and depth of global partnerships.

    Global Impact Funding Priorities

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    Portrait of Stavig

    Advocating for Indigenous Women

    Lucia Stavig’s research on forced sterilization is supported by her Royster Fellowship

    A portrait of the Summeys
    Student Support

    A Legacy of Adventure

    The Summeys' passions for supporting education and international experiences led them to establish an Honors Carolina Fund and study abroad scholarship.

    Doug Mackenzie and Dean Terry Rhodes (third and fourth from left) spent time with students at a fellowship gathering in fall 2020.
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    A Coming-Of-Age Opportunity

    A gap year fellowship provides means for students to see and serve the world

    A blue-footed booby poses on a rock in the islands
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    Enhancing Global Research Opportunities

    New leadership takes over the UNC Center for Galápagos Studies

    Outside of the Fedex Global Education Center on UNC-Chapel Hill's campus.
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    Honoring Excellence

    UNC-Chapel Hill receives top award in recognition of inclusive and comprehensive efforts to internationalize its campus.

    Nicolas and Jairo with all they need for a successful day – coffee, dogs and their machetes.

    Combining Coffee and Conservation

    REACCT program funds conservation efforts in Galapagos.