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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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QEP courses transform student experience

Carolina currently offers 30 undergraduate courses developed with funding and support through the Quality Enhancement Program, a five-year initiative to enhance the undergraduate learning experience through “connecting, doing and making.” ... Read More

Faculty presents 2017 Distinguished Alumna and Alumnus Awards on University Day

Since 1971, the faculty has presented the Distinguished Alumna and Alumnus Awards on University Day to recognize those Tar Heels who have made outstanding contributions to humanity. The five 2017 honorees come from the fields of public health, mathematics, literature, law and theater. ... Read More

(Sometimes) you can come home again

Lindsay Fulenwider and North Carolina Collection curator Robert Anthony share the story of how Fulenwider’s father’s Wolfe collection came to Wolfe’s alma mater. ... Read More

Running down a dream

Carmen Huerta-Bapat inspires Carolina Firsts students by sharing her own struggles to reach success. ... Read More

A phenomenal year is now even better at the Ackland

Officials announced three more gifts for the Ackland Art Museum valued at $41.5 million. The gifts include diverse art works from a wide variety of artists, such as Anton Henning's "Interior No. 215." ... Read More

Carolina cuts ribbon for veterans resource center

Four years ago, in a small room tucked away in the Student Union, Trustee Haywood Cochrane and then Carolina student Jacob Hinton sketched out a vision of a resource center for the University’s veterans on the back of a napkin. On Sept. 28, their vision became a reality when Carolina officially opened the Carolina Veterans Resource Center. ... Read More

11 years after the Spellings Commission, ‘we need to do more’

"We haven’t made as much progress as I think many of us would have hoped," said UNC system President Margaret Spellings. ... Read More

Gregory Cizek appointed to National Assessment Governing Board

Gregory Cizek said one of the challenges that will demand the NAEP's attention is ensuring the governing board continues to be a valid and reliable measure of achievement trends. ... Read More

Collaboratory, finance center highlighted for trustees

At their September meeting, University Board of Trustees members saw the wide sweep of Carolina’s impact on North Carolina – from its established record preparing lawyers for the banking and financing industry to its expanding capacity to respond to environmental issues ranging from oyster restoration to addressing the lingering effects of Hurricane Matthew. ... Read More

Agent of change

For more than 30 years, Paul Friga has used strategic planning to make a difference in people’s lives. He began with his own. ... Read More