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2019 WORLD VIEW PEACOCK SCHOLARSHIP WINNER ANNOUNCED

March 12, 2019

World View is excited to announce the recipient of the 2019 James L. Peacock Scholarship. Consuelo Schwartz is a Spanish teacher and World Languages department chair at South Central High School in Pitt County. Consuelo attended World View’s program on East Asia in March 2018 and traveled with World View to China in summer 2018. Consuelo was engaged and enthusiastic in both programs – with an open mind and adventurous spirit, she was always willing to try something new.

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FREE PD WORKSHOPS FROM THE DUKE-UNC CONSORTIUM FOR MIDDLE EAST STUDIES

March 8, 2019

Register or apply today for exciting, free professional development options from the Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies: World War I and the Middle East (4/11), Women and Gender in the Middle East (4/13) and Dimensions of the Middle East (6/23-28).

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WORLD WATER DAY 2019 – LEAVING NO ONE BEHIND

February 26, 2019

World Water Day, celebrated annually on March 22nd, is a day of international observance that provides an opportunity to learn about water related issues and to inspire action to make a difference. Originally adopted in 1992 by the United Nations General Assembly and launched in 1993, World Water Day invites participants to engage in activities that promote public awareness of issues related to water conservation and development. 

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COMMUNITY COLLEGE TRAVEL GRANT FOR CONFLICT OVER GAZA: PEOPLE, POLITICS, AND POSSIBILITIES ANNUAL CONFERENCE

February 21, 2019

The UNC Center for Middle East and Islamic Studies is thrilled to announce a handful of small travel grants available for community college faculty to attend our upcoming annual conference “Conflict Over Gaza: People, Politics, and Possibilities” at UNC-Chapel Hill, March 22-24, 2019. This conference will shed much needed light on the current realities in the Gaza Strip, giving participants a deeper understanding of the context of these realities and offering concrete options that can better the lives of Gazans.

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GLOBAL MIGRATION SEMINAR

February 13, 2019

UNC’s Jess Stanford, a North Carolina-focused demographer claims that migration has been a driving force in North Carolina’s total educational attainment. Between 1990 and 2016, the state’s population of working-age adults (25-64) with an associate degree or higher grew by 1.3 million residents. The majority of these individuals (70%) were born in another state or country (Carolina Demography, 2018).

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