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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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‘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

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

Harvey Award funds projects focused on hunger, educational success for foster children

Faculty members from the Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention and schools of medicine, education and social work will tackle the issues of local hunger and academic success for North Carolina foster children with funding provided by the 2016 C. Felix Harvey Award to Advance Institutional Priorities. The Harvey Award reflects a core Carolina […] ... Read More

How costumes unfold

Fittings are only one part of what MFA students do for each of PlayMakers’ nine annual shows. Every student touches the production in some way. Their work includes developing patterns, cutting fabric, mocking up, sewing the costume together, fitting it to an actor and more. ... Read More

Anson Dorrance shares thoughts on character in his Last Lecture

In his talk, Anson Dorrance focused on the importance of building character at college and throughout life. “I’d like to challenge you to choose character, to build your own resilience, your own positivity, your own capacity to be loyal, to care, connect and love.” ... 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

2017 University Teaching Awards

Meet Carolina's award-winning faculty members and teacher's assistants in the 2017 University Teaching Awards insert. ... Read More

University Teaching Awards citations

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Arts at Carolina go here, there and everywhere

On April 7, the arts at Carolina left classrooms and studios and headed outside as Carolina celebrated Arts Everywhere Day with 50 performances, exhibitions, hands-on activities and installations across campus. ... Read More