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‘Never forget where you came from’

On May 14, the journeys of more than 6,000 new graduates began at Kenan Stadium. “Wherever you go, whatever you do, this Carolina degree carries with it a gravity, a legacy, a responsibility,” said Brooke Baldwin, a CNN anchor and this year’s commencement speaker. ... Read More

Making history accessible to everyone

The Graduate School recently recognized Elijah Gaddis with an Impact Award, honoring the research contributions he has made to North Carolina. A first-generation college student, Gaddis spent his Carolina career showcasing North Carolina’s history and making it readily available to the public through various projects. ... Read More

Massey winner Allison Legge doesn’t disappoint

Allison Legge thinks her greatest strength as a manager is attention to others. “I like being able to find the gem in everyone. People have so much goodness in them. People have so much talent.” ... Read More

‘Lightning’ talks to showcase Carolina faculty members’ improvement science work

In a daylong symposium on May 19, Carolina faculty members will give 40 “lightning” talks and interactive poster presentations about work directed toward challenges faced by residents across the state. ... Read More

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

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

Nine recognized for work to further diversity and inclusion

The Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs honored nine people or groups on April 4 with the 2017 University Diversity Awards for significant contributions to the enhancement, support and furtherance of diversity and inclusion on the Carolina campus and in the community. ... Read More