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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Ort ready to write next chapter

Shirley Ort directed the Office of Scholarships and Student Aid for 19 years and created the Carolina Covenant, which helps poor students graduate debt-free. But at age 70, she knew it was time to move on. ... Read More

Sancar receives Board of Governors’ highest faculty honor

Next month, Nobel laureate Aziz Sancar will be recognized closer to home when the UNC Board of Governors presents him with the O. Max Gardner Award. ... Read More

Lifting up and giving back

For nearly 50 years, Project Uplift has given a small taste of college life to African American, Native American, Latino/Hispanic, Asian American, low income and rural high school students. Just as important, Project Uplift allows these students to see themselves in the faces of the people leading the program. Nearly all of the program’s counselors are Project Uplift graduates themselves, ... Read More