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New University-approved attendance policy emphasizes clarity, equity and accountability

A new class attendance policy and University-approved absence policy will be supported by a central office for handling UAAs that will offer in one place legal references and resources about how a UAA is approved and communicated. ... Read More

Trustees study a minor change at Feb. 1 meeting

This age of political polarization may be just the right time for an idea launched by Oxford University in 1920—the combined study of philosophy, politics and economics. Professor Geoffrey Sayre-McCord, founding director of the PPE program here at Carolina, is planning to create a major in the discipline. ... Read More

Wayne Blair bids farewell to Employee Forum delegates

On his last day at Carolina, University ombuds Wayne Blair received lifelong honorary delegate status, a standing ovation and a tearful farewell from delegates at the Feb. 7 meeting of the Employee Forum. ... Read More

School of Government publishes first graphic book

A graphic book from the School of Government describes how a felony sentence is served in North Carolina, following an inmate from the moment the judge pronounces the sentence to the day the inmate completes post-release supervision. ... Read More

UNC scientists take a big step toward a better opioid

"Tens of thousands of people who take opioids die every year, and so we need safer and more effective drugs for treating pain and related conditions," said Bryan Roth. ... Read More

Carolina People

Carolina People: Meet Grace White, paper conservator at the Ackland Art Museum. ... Read More

MEASURE Evaluation Project scores $232 million award, Carolina’s largest

One of the largest research awards made to the University just got bigger, making MEASURE Evaluation not only Carolina’s largest project in global health, but also the recipient of the largest single award the University has ever received, at $231.9 million. ... Read More

Mesibov named interim director of Ombuds Office

“I am grateful to Laurie Mesibov for assuming the interim leadership role of this critically important office that benefits all members of our campus community,” said Chancellor Carol L. Folt. ... Read More

Unsung Heroes strive to even out the playing field

Erica Wallace, left, and Jan Johnson Yopp will be recognized as MLK Unsung Heroes on Feb. 19 at the MLK Celebration Keynote Lecture and Awards Ceremony. ... Read More

Making scientists

Thanks to an industry partnership with East- man and the Eastman Foundation, the BeAM makerspace program provides 3-D printer filament to students, faculty and staff free of charge— encouraging a culture of creativity at Carolina. ... Read More