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Remarks from University Day 2017

The chairs of the Faculty Council and Employee Forum traditionally speak at University Day. This celebration of the University’s 224th birthday featured talks by two women who are new in these roles. Read what they had to say. ... Read More

Carolina launches $4.25 billion fundraising campaign

“That $4.25 billion carries an enormous responsibility and we intend for every single dollar to be put to use in the public good,” said Chancellor Carol L. Folt. ... 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

UNC receives $50 million commitment from John and Marree Townsend

“Carolina is a place that we both love, and this is definitely a shared enthusiasm between us,” said John L. Townsend III, speaking on behalf of his wife, Marree. ... Read More

Carolina creates UNC Institute for Convergent Science

The Institute for Convergent Science will allow the College of Arts & Sciences to expand the Be A Maker network beyond the BeAM space in Murray Hall. ... Read More

Running down a dream

Carmen Huerta-Bapat inspires Carolina Firsts students by sharing her own struggles to reach success. ... Read More

A phenomenal year is now even better at the Ackland

Officials announced three more gifts for the Ackland Art Museum valued at $41.5 million. The gifts include diverse art works from a wide variety of artists, such as Anton Henning's "Interior No. 215." ... Read More

Carolina cuts ribbon for veterans resource center

Four years ago, in a small room tucked away in the Student Union, Trustee Haywood Cochrane and then Carolina student Jacob Hinton sketched out a vision of a resource center for the University’s veterans on the back of a napkin. On Sept. 28, their vision became a reality when Carolina officially opened the Carolina Veterans Resource Center. ... Read More

11 years after the Spellings Commission, ‘we need to do more’

"We haven’t made as much progress as I think many of us would have hoped," said UNC system President Margaret Spellings. ... Read More

October is time to Rock Enroll for benefits

Annual benefits enrollment is now under way for faculty and staff. The enrollment window is open until Oct. 31, with plan changes effective on Jan. 1, 2018. Now is the time to review your current benefit plan elections and decide if any changes should be made for the next calendar year. All State Health Plan […] ... Read More