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Giving thanks for an Edible Campus

This year when you’re having your Thanksgiving dinner, pause for a moment to give thanks to the N.C. Botanical Garden staff and volunteers who have worked so hard to bring Carolina’s Edible Campus to life. ... Read More

Native narratives

Carolina may be the oldest public university in the nation, but its 224 years are just a sliver of the history of this area. Long before Revolutionary War Gen. William R. Davie (as the legend goes) sat under a poplar tree and decided this was where the University should be built, indigenous people lived here – hunting, gathering, trading. ... Read More

The future is now

Mellon DisTIL Fellow Toshi Reagon’s opera version of "Parable of the Sower" portrays 21st century problems. ... Read More

Carolina People: Meet Nicholas Graham, University archivist

Introducing "Carolina People," a new feature in each issue of the Gazette that will ask one of your fascinating colleagues five questions about the work they do for the University. This time, meet University archivist Nicholas Graham. ... Read More

Innovative professorship recognizes a strong bond

In new three-year professorship, established within the Graduate School, music faculty member Annegret Fauser will mentorJennifer Walker, a doctoral student in musicology, in 2017-18. ... Read More

Employee Forum, Faculty Council review proposed BOG free speech policy

A proposed system-wide campus free speech policy is raising questions and concerns from faculty and staff members alike. Delegates of the Employee Forum spent nearly an hour on Nov. 1 detailing their concerns and on Nov. 10 Faculty Council members posed several questions to law professor Eric Muller when he provided an overview of the […] ... Read More

Faculty Council talks cops, courage and curriculum at Nov. 10 meeting

In its only vote of the meeting, Faculty Council unanimously approved a resolution honoring Dan Reichart, the professor burned while trying to put out a fire at the Davie Poplar. ... Read More

DiGrazia named University Registrar

As an undergraduate, Lauren DiGrazia began working at the Office of the Registrar at the University of Connecticut, where she discovered her passion for the advancement of higher education. ... Read More

Message from UNC-Chapel Hill Board of Trustees Chair Haywood D. Cochrane Jr.

Dear Campus Community: As the Board of Trustees for UNC-Chapel Hill, we are called to serve the people of North Carolina and aid the institution to perform at a high level of excellence in every area of endeavor. Fundamental to our mission, we care deeply about the safety, welfare, and well-being of our campus community. […] ... Read More

Connecting with history

A reception recently held at the Blue Zone at Kenan Stadium celebrated the renaming of Carolina scholarships to honor the courageous Tar Heels who represent important “firsts” in the University’s history. ... Read More