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

    Explore Stories

    Health

    Molecular approaches to detect and mitigate COVID-19

    Research support to capture and disable coronavirus spikes

    Sciences

    Department of Energy funds milestone for North Carolina

    Advancing solar energy research

    Research

    Grant arms UNC-Chapel Hill with technology to accelerate COVID-19 research

    A game-changing grant in a global pandemic

    Global Impact

    Spreading Coronavirus Research

    The research of Carolina’s top coronavirus efforts is now easily accessible online.

    Ralph Baric
    Research

    In Search of the Most Effective COVID-19 Therapeutics

    Ralph Baric and his team are testing hundreds of existing compounds against COVID-19 for researchers and labs across the world, in search of the most effective therapeutics.

    Environment

    Going to the source

    Two UNC-Chapel Hill applied mathematicians realized the beautiful holy lakes of the Himalayas could be a crystal ball into climate change.