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Oct 5, 2021

AC21 Special Project Fund: Call for Proposals

The AC21 Special Project Fund (AC21 SPF) is now accepting proposals for the 2022 cycle until the December 15, 2021 deadline. The AC21 SPF was created in order to promote the development of research and educational exchange between AC21 members by providing seed funding for a variety of collaborative research projects and activities. NC State faculty… 

Sep 20, 2021

Global Alumni Spotlight: Study Abroad Experience Inspires a Move Across the World

Dr. Brian Waters was born to and raised by an American dad and Japanese mom, sparking his interest in Japanese culture at an early age. His mother never really spoke Japanese to him or his sister growing up, so when he began his studies at NC State and had some electives to take, Brian thought, “it… 

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Sep 9, 2021

The World Comes Home to NC State

After a tumultuous 2020-2021 school year, NC State Global is looking forward to sending students to study abroad, welcoming international students to campus, meeting face-to-face (with masks) for global events, and learning together again. “Global engagement has been seriously impaired in the last 18 months by COVID-19 due to travel restriction and visa limitation. NC State Global… 

Sep 2, 2021

Study Abroad sees 100 students abroad this fall, increased interest for spring 2022

While much of campus is slowly returning to pre-pandemic normalcy, the Study Abroad Office increased the number of available study abroad locations, sent 100 students abroad this fall and reported increased student interest in spring 2022 opportunities. Kim Priebe, director of the Study Abroad Office, said the deadline for both spring 2022 program applications and… 

Aug 25, 2021

Partner Profile: Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2017, the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) was founded in 1977, combining its predecessors: the Agricultural, Forestry and Veterinary University Colleges, the Veterinary School at Skara and the Forestry School at Skinnskatteberg, which were established over the previous two centuries. SLU’s vision is that it will play “a key…