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Running down a dream

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

A phenomenal year is now even better at the Ackland

Officials announced three more gifts for the Ackland Art Museum valued at $41.5 million. The gifts include diverse art works from a wide variety of artists, such as Anton Henning's "Interior No. 215." ... 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

11 years after the Spellings Commission, ‘we need to do more’

"We haven’t made as much progress as I think many of us would have hoped," said UNC system President Margaret Spellings. ... Read More

October is time to Rock Enroll for benefits

Annual benefits enrollment is now under way for faculty and staff. The enrollment window is open until Oct. 31, with plan changes effective on Jan. 1, 2018. Now is the time to review your current benefit plan elections and decide if any changes should be made for the next calendar year. All State Health Plan […] ... 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

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