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Join us  Saturday, April 14 for the 2018 GO! Global Orientation on Culture + Ethics at the FedEx Global Education building!

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Saturday, April 14 • 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Traveling Abroad as an American

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This session will focus on our understanding of what it means to be a U.S. citizen and/or UNC student while studying or traveling in another country. The session will examine some of the attitudes and situations you might encounter and will also consider your role in shaping those encounters. We will review some commentary from other students who reflect on their experiences, as well as consider the advice of those who have studied international perspectives on the U.S. and its citizens.

Speakers
avatar for Arnold Chacón

Arnold Chacón

Diplomat-in-Residence, Center for Global Initiatives
Arnold A. Chacón (born 1956) is an American government official. He was most recently the Director General of the Foreign Service and Director of Human Resources at the Department of State. He was previously the United States Ambassador to Guatemala August 29, 2011, to March 5, 2014... Read More →
avatar for Meagan Meekins

Meagan Meekins

UNC Peace Corps Campus Recruiter, UNC Career Services
Meagan Meekins is a UNC undergraduate alumnus and current MPH student at Gillings School of Global Public Health. Between undergrad and graduate school Meagan served in the Peace Corps for 3 years in rural Paraguay. She currently lives in Carrboro and while not studying she can be... Read More →
avatar for Grace Thompson

Grace Thompson

Student, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Grace is a sophomore at UNC from Winston-Salem, NC. She loves to spend time outside and is an avid backpacker and climber. She spent five weeks at Cambridge University during the summer of 2017 as a part of the International Security and Intelligence Program. She is a cadet in Army... Read More →


Saturday April 14, 2018 2:00pm - 2:45pm CDT
Nelson Mandela Auditorium