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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

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

When the teacher becomes the student

Tanja Snively went from accountant to professor to student at Kenan-Flagler Business School. Now she is a full-time lecturer teaching in both the master’s in accounting and MBA@UNC programs. ... Read More

Project ENABLE to train next generation of health data experts

Gov. Roy Cooper praises the new Project ENABLE partnership, a three-year, $1.6 million grant from United Health Foundation that will create the Extensible Network-Accessible Biomedical and Health Informatics Lifelong Learning Environment. ... Read More

Carolina People: Meet Jonathan A. Jensen

Carolina People: Meet Jonathan A. Jensen, assistant professor of sport administration, who's headed to the Olympics. ... Read More

New need-based scholarships named to honor Bridge Builders

The late Jackie Overton is one of 19 “Bridge Builders,” individuals whose work, advocacy and personal example helped forge a more inclusive, unified and aspirational Carolina community, whose names will be given to need-based scholarships. ... 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

Measuring success

FPG researchers led by Peg Burchinal helped the local Family Success Alliance evaluate its impact on children’s lives. Could a four-week pre-K program really make that much of a difference? The answer is yes, Burchinal said, and she has the data to prove it. ... Read More

Career Aquatic

At the end of his 40-year career at the UNC Institute of Marine Sciences, Glenn Safrit reflects on the most important lessons he has learned— and taught—in the ocean. ... Read More

Message from Chancellor Carol L. Folt on sexual harassment

Dear Carolina Community: Welcome back to campus. We hope everyone had a restful and relaxing break. As we begin 2018, we will continue to address many priorities, and none is more important than protecting the safety of our campus community. The issue of sexual harassment is on the minds of everyone, as we have watched […] ... Read More