Students at the University of North Carolina live in an increasingly globalized society. It is crucial that they develop a fuller understanding of the variable nature of earth’s people and nations. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with its rich diversity of programs possessing a strong international focus and its strong commitment to study abroad, provides an exceptional learning environment for the study of these critical issues.
Read about how the Curriculum in Global Studies achieves this mission.
News & Features
Leona Amosah, Caitlyn Carpio, Ryan McCord Awarded Critical Language Scholarships from US Department of State
Six students from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, three of whom are Global Studies majors, have been awarded a US Department of State Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) to study critical needs languages during Summer 2016.
The CLS Program is part of a U.S. government effort to expand dramatically the number of Americans studying and mastering critical foreign languages. Read more . . .
Alumna Tiffany Cox Selected for Pickering Fellowship
Congratulations to Global Studies alumna Tiffany Cox ’16. The Pickering Graduate Fellowship program that aims to prepare individuals pursuing graduate studies for a career in the US Department of State Foreign Service. The fellowship offers up to $37,500 annually for tuition, room and board, books, mandatory fees and some travel expenses.
Tiffany will use the fellowship to study American foreign policy at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. Read more . . .
MA Student Tara Di Cassio Receives CASA Fellowship
The culmination of many years of hard work and intensive preparation, Global Studies MA student Tara Di Cassio was recently awarded a Center for Arabic Study Abroad (CASA) Fellowship for the 2016-2017 academic year. Read more . . .