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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Law & Government

Q&A with Georgia State Rep. Park Cannon

Georgia State Rep. Park Cannon (Class of 2014) returned to campus to talk about how her Carolina studies in the humanities (linguistics and women’s and gender studies) relate to her career as an activist and politician. ... 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

President Obama to visit Wednesday for campaign event

President Barack Obama will visit Carolina Wednesday afternoon to campaign for presidential candidate Secretary Hillary Clinton. ... Read More

Documenting UNC’s Black Pioneers

Last year, student interns at the Southern Oral History Program interviewed 16 of the Black Pioneers, African Americans who attended Carolina from 1952 to 1972 and were the first students to desegregate the University. Karen Parker was the first African American woman to enroll at the University. ... Read More

Detroit ’67 play sparks Carolina Conversation on race

More than 150 people came together Oct. 1 following an afternoon performance of Detroit ’67 by PlayMakers Repertory Company for a Carolina Conversation on racial tension and social unrest. ... Read More

McGowan honored with Johnson Prize for lifetime achievement

John McGowan, the John W. and Anna H. Hanes Professor of English and comparative literature, is the 2016 recipient of the George H. Johnson Prize for Distinguished Achievement by an Institute for the Arts and Humanities Fellow. ... Read More

NPR’s Totenberg discusses ‘The Supreme Court and the Presidency’

NPR legal correspondent Nina Totenberg came to campus as the Frey Foundation Distinguished Visiting Professor in the College of Arts and Sciences. She discussed “The Supreme Court and the Presidency” in a conversation with law professor Michael Gerhardt. ... Read More

Getting to know the American presidents

From the time William Leuchtenburg was a small boy, he admired and followed the work of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Today, the UNC William Rand Kenan Jr. Professor Emeritus of History is the world’s leading scholar on FDR. ... Read More

Parker proudly defends accessibility and inclusivity

A year away from 60, and a few months from retirement as Carolina’s interim general counsel, David Parker looks back on his 22 years of service to the University. ... Read More

Honors and ovations at May BOT meeting

The University Board of Trustees on May 19 honored four departing administrators who collectively have served the University for almost 140 years. Each received a standing ovation after resolutions of appreciation that detailed the singular qualities each possessed and used to create a unique legacy. ... Read More