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"One of my key areas of concentration was to build a high-performing, collaborative cabinet committed to guiding the daily work of our University while we also created our path into the future," said Chancellor Carol L. Folt. ... Read More

Anna Wu: ‘Still learning how to be a role model in the workplace’

Consciously or not, Anna Wu had been a role model for most of her Carolina career, from representing the University at countless public meetings and presentations to leading a large and diverse workforce as an Asian-American woman. ... Read More

Belger named director of the FPG Child Development Institute

Aysenil “Ayse” Belger has been named the new director of the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, effective April 1. She has been a faculty member at Carolina for 18 years. ... Read More

Clean Tech Summit shows path to a green global economy

“North Carolina is poised to be a national hub of clean technology for the country and the world,” said Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Bob Blouin. ... Read More

Social entrepreneur Rye Barcott to speak at spring Commencement

“Rye’s amazing life journey began while he was an undergraduate at Carolina, when he co-founded an acclaimed non-governmental organization, Carolina for Kibera, dedicated to breaking cycles of violence and developing young leaders in Kenya,” said Chancellor Carol L. Folt. ... Read More

Trustees study a minor change at Feb. 1 meeting

This age of political polarization may be just the right time for an idea launched by Oxford University in 1920—the combined study of philosophy, politics and economics. Professor Geoffrey Sayre-McCord, founding director of the PPE program here at Carolina, is planning to create a major in the discipline. ... Read More

Carolina listed in Best Workplaces for Commuters 2018

Carolina was one of 37 colleges and universities nationally and one of six in North Carolina to receive the designation Best Workplaces for Commuters for 2018. ... Read More

When the teacher becomes the student

Tanja Snively went from accountant to professor to student at Kenan-Flagler Business School. Now she is a full-time lecturer teaching in both the master’s in accounting and MBA@UNC programs. ... Read More

Convergent science gains momentum

Rich Superfine, chair of the department of applied physical sciences, explains this next-generation approach to science and the new institute that will be home to it at Carolina. ... Read More

Message from the Provost on new VC for Finance & Operations

Provost Robert "Bob" Blouin announces that Jonathan Pruitt, "a proven leader in financial and operational efficiency," will be Carolina's next Vice Chancellor for Finance and Operations. ... Read More