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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Education & Society

Five decades of striving for progress

As the Black Student Movement enters its 50th year, student members continue to push the University forward and provide a voice for black issues to make Carolina inclusive for everybody. ... Read More

Fostering a culture of integrity

In her new role as director of the Office of Ethics Education and Policy Management, Kim Strom-Gottfried will be responsible for strengthening Carolina’s commitment to fostering a culture of integrity, accountability and ethical conduct. ... Read More

Nursing dean discovers a new home in Chapel Hill

After more than 13 years at the University of Miami, Nena Peragallo Montano will now lead the School of Nursing as dean. ... Read More

Hill Hall renovation dedicated to great music in a comfortable setting

The dedication of Hill Hall and the new James and Susan Moeser Auditorium celebrated the changes 18 months and $15 million of private gifts had brought to the building, which turns 100 this year. ... Read More

Black History Month lecture examines American quest for justice

An expert on race relations, Brenda Stevenson delivered the keynote address of Carolina’s 13th annual African American History Month Lecture at the Stone Center. ... Read More

Southern Historical Collection reaches one million scans and counting

In 2009, the Southern Historical Collection (SHC) took the first steps toward an audacious idea: putting every one of its 26 million items online as part of a Digital Southern Historical Collection. In late 2016, librarians realized that more than one million scans are now online and ready for use by researchers and students anywhere. ... Read More

Biologist Richard Lenski to give keynote address at 2017 Doctoral Hooding Ceremony

Richard Lenski, a biologist whose long-term experiment has tracked evolution for more than 65,000 generations of E. coli bacteria, will give the keynote address at the University’s 2017 Doctoral Hooding Ceremony. ... Read More

Diversity from a dean’s view

In his first year as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Kevin Guskiewicz has been asking his colleagues what “diversity” means to them. At the Jan. 27 Faculty Council meeting, he presented what he learned in “The Diversity Imperative from a Dean’s Perspective.” ... Read More

General Alumni Association honors two with faculty service awards

Joseph DeSimone, the Chancellor’s Eminent Professor of chemistry, and Michael Smith, dean of the School of Government, were honored last month with the General Alumni Association’s 2017 Faculty Service Awards. ... Read More

Immigration Executive Order sparks campus response

Chancellor Carol L. Folt, administrators and members of the Faculty Council and Employee Forum responded swiftly to the immigration Executive Order on Jan. 27. ... Read More