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

    Carolina researchers digitize and catalog endangered Sufi archives of the 20th and 21st centuries along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border by taking photos.
    Global Impact

    Cataloging with the Local Community

    Making sacred materials accessible worldwide while leaving them at their shrines

    Aerial image of a lake in Nepal where Carolina researchers have been working
    Environment

    Third Time’s a Charm?

    Gaining data about climate change in sacred Nepalese lakes

    Portrait of Dorothy Espelage
    Global Impact

    International Forums and Worldwide Problems

    International conference to showcase Carolina’s legacy of anti-bullying research

    A doctor performs a sonograph
    Global Impact

    Making Ultrasounds Universal

    Using the power of artificial intelligence to improve maternal health worldwide

    Portrait of Eleanor Murray
    Student Support

    Connecting Daydreaming with Diplomacy

    Expanding imagination and experiences with a global curriculum

    A sea lion lies in the street of the island of San Cristobal
    Global Impact

    Food Deserts in a Tropical Paradise

    Carolina researchers are making a big impact on a small island