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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Business & Innovation

Creating meaningful lives

The College of Arts & Sciences at Carolina is the only school that is, in fact, as old as the University itself. More than 75 percent of the students who graduate from Carolina will do so with at least one major in the College. It is also the academic home of 25 percent of Carolina’s graduate students. In this Q&A, Dean Kevin Guskiewicz shares his vision for the college. ... Read More

McFee, Roper win North Carolina’s highest civilian honor

The North Carolina Award was created by the General Assembly in 1961 to recognize significant contributions to the state and nation in the fields of fine arts, literature, public service and science. ... Read More

Teen teams rescue Rocky Mount resources from online invisibility

A group of high school students start their summer mornings walking up and down the business and residential streets of Rocky Mount. As the teens make their rounds, they update business information into a phone app. Their routes are dotted with stops to talk to business owners and curious residents wondering what kids in bright […] ... Read More

Thorp Scholars recognized for work with communities

Nine Carolina faculty members were honored in August for their community engagement through scholarly endeavors as graduates of class VI of the Thorp Faculty Engaged Scholars program. ... Read More

Kalleberg explores the pitfalls of precarious work and what can be done about them

Precarious work creates economic insecurity that has far-reaching effects on almost every aspect of life, from uncertainty about paying bills to putting food on the table, and has even damaged overall well-being. ... Read More

Carolina People: LaChaun Banks

LaChaun Banks' mission at NC Growth is to help create good jobs and equitable opportunities for people in the state of North Carolina. ... Read More

Grant to NCGrowth to help startups hire locally

NCGrowth has launched SmartUp, a program that seek to radically transform how communities view their role in economic development, from being passengers to becoming drivers. ... Read More

Leading the business of health

The Kenan-Flager Business School recently launched the Center for the Business of Health to address an array of challenges, including affordability, access and outcome variations. ... Read More

Summer Undergraduate Pipeline Symposium showcases student research

Emma Halker is the first scientist—the only scientist—in her family, and she’s sharing her knowledge with the public for the first time. A first-generation college student at Carolina, Halker presented her biology research July 25 at the fourth annual Summer Undergraduate Pipeline Research Symposium. “It means everything to me to be here,” she said. “No […] ... Read More

Meet Carolina’s new and notable faculty 2018–19

The University welcomes many new faculty members each year. Some have freshly minted doctorates, but others are seasoned professors and researchers and experienced professionals new to the world of academia. For the 2018–19 academic year, 86 new people will join the Carolina faculty. Here’s an introduction to a few of them.       Sayamindu […] ... Read More