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Charlie Scott and the integration of varsity sports at Carolina

A new exhibit on the fourth floor of in Wilson Library, which opens Jan. 30 and runs through April 30, will place basketball player Charlie Scott's career in context by looking at the integration of the student body at Carolina and of Chapel Hill in the 1960s. ... Read More

A memorable year at Carolina

From faculty members receiving national awards and new campus exhibits being installed to Final Fours and national championships, 2016 was another memorable year at Carolina. ... Read More

Somers appointed new vice chancellor for public affairs

The University has named Clayton Somers, a longtime North Carolina attorney, executive leader and state government official, to the new position of vice chancellor of public affairs and secretary of the University. ... Read More

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