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Join us for the 2017 GO! Global Orientation on Culture + Ethics Saturday, April 8 at the FedEx Global Education building!

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Saturday, April 8 • 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Global Lunch: Asia
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Students will have an opportunity to talk with individuals native to or knowledgeable about the region/country they will be traveling to.  This session has been specially designed so students can ask some of their more targeted and country-specific questions on health and safety, logistics, and daily living expectations/concerns.  The lunch will also provide a way to get to know others traveling to a similar area

Global Connections Host
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Phun H.

Student, UNC Curriculum in Global Studies
Phun H is first year from Greensboro, North Carolina and a member of an ethnic minority group of Vietnam called the Montagnards. Prior to attending UNC, she spent a year abroad in Indonesia and Thailand volunteering with different English education projects. She also has travel experience in Malaysia and Vietnam. She intends to graduate in 2020 with a degree in Global Studies and is also currently a Global... Read More →
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Jing Liu

Asia Programs Director, UNC Study Abroad Office
Jing Liu joined UNC’s Study Abroad Office in 2016 and manages its portfolio of programs in Asia. Having grown up in a bicultural home, studied abroad, and traveled extensively, Jing recognizes the importance of travel and is an advocate for global opportunities. Previous to arriving in Chapel Hill, she worked in study abroad at Rutgers University and Miami University. Between the two gigs, she took seven months off to backpack and... Read More →
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Thupten Norbu

Interim Director, Carolina Asia Center
Thupten Norbu is the Associate Director and 2016-17 Interim Director of the Carolina Asia Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His duties include strategic planning, program development, operation and management of the Center. He oversees the Department of Education’s Title VI grant by designing and managing all grant projects and programs, developing evaluation methodology, overseeing budgets, and writing... Read More →

Juliana Ruth Powell

Juliana Powell first traveled to Asia in the Spring of 2015 as an undergraduate Phillips Ambassadors Scholar. Studying abroad at Keio University in Tokyo, Japan, she enrolled in the Japanese Language Program and also rekindled her passion for healthcare while working on preliminary research for her honors thesis.  Juliana graduated in 2016 from UNC-Chapel Hill with an honors degree in Asia Studies, and pursued minors in Chemistry and Speech... Read More →

Saturday April 8, 2017 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Florence & James Peacock Atrium

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