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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

Carolina Women’s Center panel discussion examines the history of women’s movement

“Past, Present and Future: Women’s Organizations’ Roles on Campus and in Communities,” a 2017 Carolina Seminar event recorded for broadcast on WUNC-FM’s show The State of Things, was part of the Carolina Women’s Center’s yearlong celebration of its 20th anniversary. ... Read More

(Sometimes) you can come home again

Lindsay Fulenwider and North Carolina Collection curator Robert Anthony share the story of how Fulenwider’s father’s Wolfe collection came to Wolfe’s alma mater. ... Read More

$10 million Faculty Excellence Challenge to fund faculty recruitment and retention

“So many of those seminal individuals were my professors here, and their impact on my life has not only been profound, but it continues even today," said John G. Ellison Jr. "I want that for every student who comes to Carolina, because they deserve it and society needs their leadership for our future.” ... Read More

Running down a dream

Carmen Huerta-Bapat inspires Carolina Firsts students by sharing her own struggles to reach success. ... Read More

Carolina cuts ribbon for veterans resource center

Four years ago, in a small room tucked away in the Student Union, Trustee Haywood Cochrane and then Carolina student Jacob Hinton sketched out a vision of a resource center for the University’s veterans on the back of a napkin. On Sept. 28, their vision became a reality when Carolina officially opened the Carolina Veterans Resource Center. ... 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

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

School of Education doctoral student helps Texas teachers

Growing up near coastal Texas, School of Education doctoral student Lana Minshew has seen her fair share of hurricanes. Now she’s organizing an effort to help teachers back home who have had their lives – and classrooms – upturned by Hurricane Harvey. ... Read More