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Mark Merritt on freedom of speech

Vice Chancellor and General Counsel Mark Merritt answers questions on the timely topic of freedom of speech and the First Amendment. ... Read More

PlayMakers Repertory Company announces 2017-18 season

A playful, irreverent take on Jane Austen; a dizzy, dysfunctional family reunion; two topically charged premieres by Carolina alumni; and the return of the popular rotating repertory with works about faith and following will comprise the Mainstage lineup of PlayMakers Repertory Company’s 2017-18 Season: A Season on the Edge. ... Read More

Five decades of striving for progress

As the Black Student Movement enters its 50th year, student members continue to push the University forward and provide a voice for black issues to make Carolina inclusive for everybody. ... Read More

Fostering a culture of integrity

In her new role as director of the Office of Ethics Education and Policy Management, Kim Strom-Gottfried will be responsible for strengthening Carolina’s commitment to fostering a culture of integrity, accountability and ethical conduct. ... Read More

Nursing dean discovers a new home in Chapel Hill

After more than 13 years at the University of Miami, Nena Peragallo Montano will now lead the School of Nursing as dean. ... Read More

Biologist Richard Lenski to give keynote address at 2017 Doctoral Hooding Ceremony

Richard Lenski, a biologist whose long-term experiment has tracked evolution for more than 65,000 generations of E. coli bacteria, will give the keynote address at the University’s 2017 Doctoral Hooding Ceremony. ... Read More

Ackland Art Museum receives $25 million gift

Sheldon Peck couldn’t stop smiling when he took the stage for the special event at the Ackland Art Museum on Jan. 25. He beamed throughout the announcement of the Ackland’s largest gift ever, an $8 million endowment and 134 original Dutch and Flemish drawings -– including seven Rembrandts – valued at $17 million. ... Read More

Diversity from a dean’s view

In his first year as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Kevin Guskiewicz has been asking his colleagues what “diversity” means to them. At the Jan. 27 Faculty Council meeting, he presented what he learned in “The Diversity Imperative from a Dean’s Perspective.” ... Read More

General Alumni Association honors two with faculty service awards

Joseph DeSimone, the Chancellor’s Eminent Professor of chemistry, and Michael Smith, dean of the School of Government, were honored last month with the General Alumni Association’s 2017 Faculty Service Awards. ... Read More

Immigration Executive Order sparks campus response

Chancellor Carol L. Folt, administrators and members of the Faculty Council and Employee Forum responded swiftly to the immigration Executive Order on Jan. 27. ... Read More