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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    Aaron Salzberg

    Changing the Way the World Works on Water

    “UNC has a long history of producing world leaders in water.”

    Global Impact

    The Pursuit of Passion

    "I was enchanted with Carolina… with the energy and the picture-perfect campus."

    Student Support

    Sustainable is the New Black

    "I came away thinking that I, too, could initiate change.”

    Global Impact

    Social Work through a Global Lens

    "If you go it alone, you might think you’re solving something, but you’re just scratching the surface."

    Global Impact

    Making Childbirth Safer for Mothers Worldwide

    “In many parts of the world, the days surrounding childbirth are the riskiest period a mother and her newborn will ever face.”


    Family Values Helping Others

    Giving is personal for Carolina parents.