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International Day for Biological Diversity 2018

On this day, May 22nd, countries and communities around the world are celebrating the International Day for Biological Diversity. In 1993 the United Nations officially declared May 22nd the International Day for Biological Diversity to raise awareness about the world’s

Announcing the 2018 World View Fellows Program: The OVERBook Project on the Environment and Sustainability

K-12 and community college educators of all disciplines from World View partner institutions are invited to apply to the 2018 World View Fellows Program. The OVERBook Project on the Environment and Sustainability is an interdisciplinary professional learning opportunity which aims

Earth Day 2018 – End Plastic Pollution

Earth Day – April 22nd – is a worldwide civic-focused day of action to demonstrate support for environmental protection and stewardship.  Started in 1970, Earth Day has grown to become the largest civic-focused day of action in the world with over

Libraries in the Digital Age

“Without libraries what have we? We have no past and no future.” – Ray Bradbury Much has been written about the role of the library in the digital age, and it’s clear that librarians today need a larger skill set

Neil Bolick Retires from World View: Thank You Neil!

Neil Bolick, Associate Director of World View retired February 28 amongst warm wishes from colleagues, family and friends. Having created and developed World View’s community college program from the very beginning, Neil traveled the state for the past 15 years

Teaching Holocaust Remembrance Day

On January 27th the world commemorates the Holocaust. It’s a relatively new day of international remembrance – the UN designated it in 2005 – and it falls on the date of the liberation of Auschwitz in 1945. It’s also a

Acclaimed Galician Bagpiper and Scholar Introduces the World Through the Arts

Cristina Pato is an internationally acclaimed Galician bagpiper and has performed with orchestras around the world in Europe, India, China, Korea and Mexico. Pato and her quartet were recently featured in the fall performance series at the Carolina Performing Arts

Taking Time for Global Poetry: The School Where I Studied by Yehuda Amichai

Poetry, among many things, is a global way to communicate common ground between peoples and cultures. Take a moment today to read the poem The School Where I Studied written by internationally acclaimed poet, Yehuda Amichai. Recognized as one of

World View’s K-12 Human Rights and Social Justice Symposium

Over 200 educators from across North Carolina descended on Chapel Hill last week to participate in World View’s K-12 Global Education Symposium on Human Rights and Social Justice. Working off of a theme developed three years ago, World View welcomed

Together for Peace: International Day of Peace, September 21

Peace comes from being able to contribute the best that we have, and all that we are, toward creating a world that supports everyone. But it is also securing the space for others to contribute the best that they have

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