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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    Global Impact

    Providing for Local Communities

    Food Lion donates to UNC Health for COVID-19 research.

    Global Impact

    Supporting our Health Care Personnel

    “Urgent need for experienced health care professionals across our state.”

    Global Impact

    Providing Some Relief

    Supporting others during the COVID-19 pandemic.


    ‘A rather remarkable feat’

    UNC researchers and industry scientists are working side by side in the same lab on Carolina’s campus to find a cure for HIV.


    The World is Watching

    “Children are watching what we do, all the time.”


    Climate Game-Changers

    Carolina undergraduates traveled to Ecuador to take a closer look at the Andes Mountains' carbon sink.