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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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MJ School honors a century of prize-winning journalism

The School of Media and Journalism celebrated the Pulitzer Prize Centennial on Feb. 20 by highlighting six North Carolina newspapers that have won the prestigious prize for meritorious public service. ... Read More

Thomas wants to welcome more people to Women’s Center

The first Women’s History Month during Gloria Thomas’s tenure as the director of the Carolina Women's Center seemed like a good time to check in with her about what she sees as the role of the center and how she intends to shape it going forward. ... 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

Alert Carolina Sirens Test – Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017

The University will TEST the emergency sirens and emergency communication procedures on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017, between noon and 1 p.m. We test the Alert Carolina System and sirens each semester to make sure the equipment and notification processes work as planned. ... Read More

Young faculty thrive in supportive environment

Dedicated mentorship and cross-disciplinary collaboration combined with stellar academic facilities have created an environment at Carolina that has emerging faculty leaders thriving and receiving some of the nation’s most prestigious awards for early and mid-level faculty. ... Read More

Carolina graduate named winner of 2017 TED prize

Raj Panjabi — who graduated with bachelor’s degrees in biochemistry and sociology from Carolina and is also a School of Medicine graduate — has won the 2017 TED Prize, awarded annually to a leader with a bold wish to spark global change. ... Read More

An important dialogue

Approximately 100 students, faculty and staff came to the Student Union’s Aquarium Lounge on Oct. 27 to join in on the third Carolina Conversations session of the new academic year. The topic: Sexual Assault and Our Community. ... Read More

Smithies’ notebooks go digital

The more than 150 handwritten notebooks of Nobel laureate Oliver Smithies are now open to the world on the Oliver Smithies Research Archive website, containing digitized scans done by Wilson Library with support from the Office of the Provost. ... Read More

Skipper Bowles Drive to close Oct. 19 – Jan. 6

Facilities Services is making emergency steam tunnel repairs that will force the closure of a segment of Skipper Bowles Drive to through traffic beginning Wednesday, Oct. 19, through Jan. 6, 2017. ... Read More

Scott De Rossi named new School of Dentistry dean

Carolina has selected Scott De Rossi as the new dean of the School of Dentistry. He was most recently the chair of the oral health and diagnostic sciences department at Augusta University’s Dental College of Georgia. ... Read More