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Nine recognized for work to further diversity and inclusion

The Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs honored nine people or groups on April 4 with the 2017 University Diversity Awards for significant contributions to the enhancement, support and furtherance of diversity and inclusion on the Carolina campus and in the community. ... Read More

Cairns’ Golden Rule: ‘It’s never about you’

Reflecting on his three years as faculty chair, Bruce Cairns talks about how he found purpose in life through service to others. ... Read More

2017 University Teaching Awards

Meet Carolina's award-winning faculty members and teacher's assistants in the 2017 University Teaching Awards insert. ... Read More

University Teaching Awards citations

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Six earn prestigious Massey Awards for outstanding service

Six employees have been selected by Chancellor Carol L. Folt to receive the 2017 C. Knox Massey Distinguished Service Awards, one of the most coveted distinctions earned by faculty and staff. ... Read More

Arts at Carolina go here, there and everywhere

On April 7, the arts at Carolina left classrooms and studios and headed outside as Carolina celebrated Arts Everywhere Day with 50 performances, exhibitions, hands-on activities and installations across campus. ... Read More

Apollo 13 commander returns to Morehead Planetarium

Astronaut Jim Lovell returned to Carolina on April 6, the first time since his training some 40 years ago, to give a talk at Memorial Hall and help kick off the NC Science Festival. ... Read More

Diversity, racism and ‘the five truths we don’t want to confront’

At the final Carolina Conversation of the academic year, Marybeth Gasman went over the five truths “no one will tell you” about why colleges do not hire more people of color. ... Read More

Home the theme of this year’s TEDxUNC

The theme of the sixth annual TEDxUNC conference theme – home – covered four topics: roots, boroughs, society and humanity. Cecilia Polanco, a 2016 graduate and owner of So Good Pupusas food truck, spoke about the significance of hogar, the Spanish word for home, ... Read More

School of Pharmacy’s Robert McGinty named first Searle Scholar at Carolina in a decade

Robert McGinty, assistant professor in the Division of Chemical Biology and Medicinal Chemistry at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, becomes first Searle Scholar named at Carolina in the past 10 years. ... Read More