The second-annual Diplomacy Week will feature international affairs career opportunities and sessions on how students are learning to tackle global challenges.
One of seven Rotary Peace Center partner universities worldwide, the center has produced 168 alumni from 64 countries to date.
With the funding, students at UNC-Chapel Hill and Universidad San Francisco de Quito will conduct climate change research over the course of a year. Four Carolina students will travel to Ecuador this summer to conduct field research in the Páramo.
In the 2022-23 cycle, 16 Tar Heels were selected for the award. Recent graduates and current graduate students are pursuing year-long graduate studies, research or English teaching in one of more than 160 countries.