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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Leadership

For Streeter, Carolina is all about the people

Charles Streeter is one of those lucky Tar Heels who came to Chapel Hill and never left. This year Streeter received the University’s most prestigious prize, the C. Knox Massey Distinguished Service Award. ... Read More

Carolina wins $1 million Cooke Prize for Equity in Educational Excellence

Carolina has received the $1 million 2017 Cooke Prize for Equity in Educational Excellence, the largest award in the nation recognizing a college or university for its success in enrolling low-income students and supporting them to successful graduation. ... Read More

Employee Forum elects new slate of officers

The Employee Forum elected new officers on June 14 and named three winners of the delegates with its Kay W. Hovious Outstanding Delegate Awards in appreciation of their exceptional service to staff at Carolina. ... Read More

‘Never forget where you came from’

On May 14, the journeys of more than 6,000 new graduates began at Kenan Stadium. “Wherever you go, whatever you do, this Carolina degree carries with it a gravity, a legacy, a responsibility,” said Brooke Baldwin, a CNN anchor and this year’s commencement speaker. ... Read More

Pioneers of integration

On May 27, on the 75th anniversary of their enlisting, the B-1 Band's special place in history will be officially recognized with the dedication of a permanent historic marker at the intersection of West Franklin and South Roberson streets in Chapel Hill. ... Read More

Massey winner Allison Legge doesn’t disappoint

Allison Legge thinks her greatest strength as a manager is attention to others. “I like being able to find the gem in everyone. People have so much goodness in them. People have so much talent.” ... Read More

Folt lays out bold vision for Carolina’s future

In its entire 223-year history, Carolina has never had one overarching vision to guide its growth — until now. Chancellor Carol L. Folt shared that vision — The Blueprint for Next — with University community members who packed a room at the Carolina Inn earlier this year. ... Read More

In its final meeting of the year, Faculty Council welcomes Leslie Parise as new chair

Faculty Council welcomed Leslie Parise, professor and chair of biochemistry and biophysics, as its new chair for the next three years. The council also bid its annual farewell to departed faculty members on April 21, the final meeting of the academic year. ... Read More

Neighborhood celebrates Habitat homes built on first Northside Land Bank lot

The once empty lot at 605 Craig St. was the first property purchased as part of the Northside Land Bank, an effort by hundreds of neighbors and dozens of partners to preserve the future of Northside as a historic, vibrant and diverse neighborhood. ... Read More

Anson Dorrance shares thoughts on character in his Last Lecture

In his talk, Anson Dorrance focused on the importance of building character at college and throughout life. “I’d like to challenge you to choose character, to build your own resilience, your own positivity, your own capacity to be loyal, to care, connect and love.” ... Read More