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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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Update on Diversity and Inclusion from Interim Chancellor Kevin M. Guskiewicz

Interim Chancellor Guskiewicz shares updates on efforts to foster diversity, equity and inclusion at Carolina. ... Read More

Double Tar Heel Charles Marshall will be University’s general counsel

Raleigh attorney Charles Marshall has been named vice chancellor and general counsel for the University, effective Sept. 16. ... Read More

Ida B. Wells Society for Investigative Reporting comes to Carolina

The Ida B. Wells Society, a national organization dedicated to increasing and retaining reporters and editors of color in the field of investigative reporting, will now be based at the School of Media and Journalism, the school announced Aug. 15. ... Read More

Reminder on First Amendment, free speech laws and policies

Dear Carolina Community: As we start another academic year and welcome new and returning students, faculty and staff to Carolina, we want to remind everyone about the important role that free speech plays on our campus. Carolina is committed to fostering an environment where intellectual engagement flourishes. The free exchange of ideas is what makes […] ... Read More

Weeknight parking program begins Thursday, Aug. 15

On Aug. 15, a program will go into effect that charges for parking on campus from 5 p.m. to 7:30 a.m. Monday through Friday. Employees who work weeknights may purchase a weeknight parking permit through their department parking coordinator based on the sliding salary scale. ... Read More

State treasurer announces resolution of impasse over State Health Plan

Dr. A. Wesley Burks, CEO of UNC Health Care and dean of the School of Medicine, spoke to Employee Forum about changes to the State Health Plan on Aug. 7. The next day, a new State Health Plan with an expanded network of providers was announced. ... Read More

Welcome: new Tar Heels beginning roles at Carolina

With every fall semester, the University welcomes new faculty members and others to jobs across campus. Some are veteran professors, while others are fresh from earning a terminal academic degree in their field, switching to a new job or in their first position in academia. Here’s an introduction to just a few of the newest Tar Heels. ... Read More

A father for social science

Howard Odum arrived at Carolina in 1920 with “a head full of dreams.” Four years later, he founded the Institute for Research in Social Science. It’s better known today as the Odum Institute for Research in Social Science, the oldest university-based interdisciplinary social science research institute in the world. ... Read More

Todd BenDor named new director of Odum Institute

Todd BenDor, who has served as interim director of the H.W. Odum Institute for Research in Social Science since last September, has been named director.  BenDor has served on faculty at Carolina since 2007, as a professor in the city and regional planning department and director of the department’s doctoral program and doctoral  admissions in […] ... Read More

Mastering the art of math

For the past 10 years, Mark McCombs has taught the first-year seminar Math, Art and the Human Experience, designed to give students different perspectives on what math and art can be.  ... Read More