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Three researchers named AAAS Fellows

Blossom Damania, Marcey Waters and Mark Zylka have been named fellows by the American Association of the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general scientific society. ... Read More

Carolina, USFQ reaffirm commitment to partnership in Galápagos

President Carlos Montúfar of the Universidad San Francisco de Quito in Ecuador visited Carolina last month to join Chancellor Carol L. Folt in reaffirming their commitment to the Carolina-USFQ partnership and to the institutions’ collaborative activities in the Galápagos Islands. ... Read More

Carolina research exceeds $1 billion annually for first time

Fueled by over $1 billion in annual research activity, Carolina ranks as one of the world’s top research universities. ... Read More

Meeting robots, rewarding bravery

In a fast-paced presentation to the University Board of Trustees on Nov. 16, Steven King described how the UNC School of Media and Journalism is using technology, in partnership with the New York Times, the Washington Post and other major media outlets, to create a new generation of journalists. ... Read More

Gopal to address winter graduates

Satish Gopal, an innovative cancer researcher on the forefront of cancer treatment in Malawi, works to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer in one of the most resource-limited settings in the world. ... Read More

Raising grateful children

Andrea Hussong: "Gratitude is how you make sense of what you’ve been given – your feelings and thoughts about those gifts. And then how you act on that to show appreciation." ... Read More

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

Allbritton receives 2017 Edward Kidder Graham Award

Nancy Allbritton received the 2017 Edward Kidder Graham Faculty Service Award at University Day. The award recognizes distinguished service to the state, the nation and the University by a faculty member. ... Read More

$10 million Faculty Excellence Challenge to fund faculty recruitment and retention

“So many of those seminal individuals were my professors here, and their impact on my life has not only been profound, but it continues even today," said John G. Ellison Jr. "I want that for every student who comes to Carolina, because they deserve it and society needs their leadership for our future.” ... Read More