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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

For Delmazine McAdoo, nothing has been finer than working at Carolina

When she started working at Connor Residence Hall, Delmazine McAdoo was afraid to speak to the students there, thinking they would either ignore her or be mean. This year, a group of students nominated their beloved "Ms. D" for the Massey Award that she won. ... 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

Harvey Award funds projects focused on hunger, educational success for foster children

Faculty members from the Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention and schools of medicine, education and social work will tackle the issues of local hunger and academic success for North Carolina foster children with funding provided by the 2016 C. Felix Harvey Award to Advance Institutional Priorities. The Harvey Award reflects a core Carolina […] ... Read More

How costumes unfold

Fittings are only one part of what MFA students do for each of PlayMakers’ nine annual shows. Every student touches the production in some way. Their work includes developing patterns, cutting fabric, mocking up, sewing the costume together, fitting it to an actor and more. ... 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

Innovation Showcase features 70 ventures

More than 300 entrepreneurs, investors and community leaders from across the region gathered at Carolina’s annual Innovation Showcase on April 19 to connect, share and collaborate with faculty, students and staff who are launching new social and commercial enterprises. ... Read More

China Scholarship Council inks first-of-its-kind agreement with UNC pharmacy school

The China Scholarship Council has signed a memorandum of understanding with the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy to provide financial assistance for Chinese students studying pharmacy and the pharmaceutical sciences. ... Read More

A new facility for UNC Horizons

UNC Horizons is a world leader in treating women with substance use disorder and also addressing and treating underlying trauma — all while keeping the women with their children. On April 19, Gov. Roy Cooper and U.S. Sen. Richard Burr joined leaders from Carolina and UNC Health Care to open and dedicate the new UNC Horizons Program center in downtown Carrboro. ... 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