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A crystal ball for the Tar Heel state

Rebecca Tippett studies population changes in the Tar Heel state and the effects they could have in the years ahead. ... Read More

Forum asked to support Facilities plan to address skilled trades shortage

At the October Employee Forum meeting, delegates learned about a looming shortage of skilled trades staff (electricians, plumbers, mechanics, carpenters, HVAC technicians and brickmasons) for Facilities Services, a group rarely mentioned in terms of recruitment and retention. ... Read More

Collaboratory, finance center highlighted for trustees

At their September meeting, University Board of Trustees members saw the wide sweep of Carolina’s impact on North Carolina – from its established record preparing lawyers for the banking and financing industry to its expanding capacity to respond to environmental issues ranging from oyster restoration to addressing the lingering effects of Hurricane Matthew. ... Read More

Lanier Brown May receives 2017 Mary Turner Lane Award

"It is my great honor to receive the Mary Turner Lane Award and my pleasure to work with the women on the Carolina Women's Leadership Council who inspire me every day,” said Lanier Brown May. ... Read More

Joseph DeSimone named recipient of 22nd Heinz Award

Joseph DeSimone has been named the recipient of the 22nd Heinz Award in the technology, the economy and employment category. ... Read More

THINKposium 2017 is a day of storytelling

Inspired by master folklorist William Ferris, THINKposium 2017: Exploring Our Stories, participants shared experiences that shaped who they are. ... Read More

Agent of change

For more than 30 years, Paul Friga has used strategic planning to make a difference in people’s lives. He began with his own. ... Read More

From stage to classroom

Samuel Ray Gates brings his experiences acting and teaching incarcerated juveniles to the University’s drama department and Playmakers. ... Read More

‘Cold Mountain’ returns to North Carolina, in opera form

Listening to “a substantial collection of old-time fiddle music” was Charles Frazier’s time machine to travel back to the era of the great-great uncle who inspired his story. Now, with the creation of this opera, the music of the past has come full circle. ... Read More

Meet some of Carolina’s new and notable faculty

  Lisa Dawley SCHOOL OF EDUCATION Clinical associate professor and director of MEITE She comes to UNC-Chapel Hill after being chief executive officer and founder of GoGo Labs Inc., an educational technology spin-out from Boise State University in Iowa. Dawley is passionate about empowering teachers to engage and innovate with their students. With more than […] ... Read More