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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


New University-approved attendance policy emphasizes clarity, equity and accountability

A new class attendance policy and University-approved absence policy will be supported by a central office for handling UAAs that will offer in one place legal references and resources about how a UAA is approved and communicated. ... Read More

Wayne Blair bids farewell to Employee Forum delegates

On his last day at Carolina, University ombuds Wayne Blair received lifelong honorary delegate status, a standing ovation and a tearful farewell from delegates at the Feb. 7 meeting of the Employee Forum. ... Read More

Carolina People

Carolina People: Meet Grace White, paper conservator at the Ackland Art Museum. ... Read More

Mesibov named interim director of Ombuds Office

“I am grateful to Laurie Mesibov for assuming the interim leadership role of this critically important office that benefits all members of our campus community,” said Chancellor Carol L. Folt. ... Read More

Unsung Heroes strive to even out the playing field

Erica Wallace, left, and Jan Johnson Yopp will be recognized as MLK Unsung Heroes on Feb. 19 at the MLK Celebration Keynote Lecture and Awards Ceremony. ... Read More

Carolina listed in Best Workplaces for Commuters 2018

Carolina was one of 37 colleges and universities nationally and one of six in North Carolina to receive the designation Best Workplaces for Commuters for 2018. ... Read More

True dedication

The current exhibition at the Ackland Art Museum as well as its catalogue and a companion symposium are all dedicated to one person, the late Mary Sheriff, a longtime art history professor at Carolina who did not see the installation of the exhibition that she co-curated. ... Read More

In MLK talk, Folt says Carolina still has work to do to be more inclusive

there is still work to be done to create a stronger, more inclusive Carolina, Chancellor Carol L. Folt told community members as she gave the keynote speech at the 33rd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Banquet on Jan. 14 at the Friday Center. ... Read More

25 earn 2018 University Teaching Awards

Twenty-five faculty members and teaching assistants have been named winners of Carolina's 2018 University Teaching Awards. The recipients were recognized during halftime of the men’s basketball game against Georgia Tech on Jan. 20. ... Read More

10 ways to work out at work

If you’ve resolved to exercise more in 2018, we’ve scoured some campus resources and chatted with Abbie Smith-Ryan, associate professor in the Department of Exercise and Sport Science, to share 10 ways to make your workout part of your workday—right here on campus. ... Read More