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$27.68 million gift to UNC School of Dentistry will enhance education, advance public service

Announced Feb. 20, a $27 million bequest from the estate of Dr. Claude A. Adams III of Durham is the largest single donation to the UNC School of Dentistry. Adams, who died in 2018, practiced dentistry in Durham for almost 25 years. To commemorate the donation, the school has been renamed the UNC Claude A. Adams Jr. and Grace Phillips Adams School of Dentistry in honor of his parents. ... Read More

Focus Carolina: Amelia Gibson

Dr. Amelia Gibson is an assistant professor in the School of Information and Library Science. Her work looks at how members of marginalized communities access health information. She is currently focused on identifying the ways that people with Autism and their families seek and exchange information in their local communities and how public libraries can support […] ... Read More

‘It still feels right’

Two decades after arriving at Carolina, Kevin Guskiewicz becomes interim chancellor. ... Read More

And the Grammys go to . . . retired Carolina professor Bill Ferris.

University Libraries archivists can also take a bow for their part in the creation of “Voices of Mississippi: Artists and Musicians Documented by William Ferris” ... Read More

A problem for democracy

Penny Muse Abernathy’s latest book shares more strategies about how community newspapers can make the transition to the digital age successfully. ... Read More

A history suppressed

Two Carolina professors hope to honor thousands of African-Americans by uncovering injustices against them that, for decades, have been erased from public memory. ... Read More

Carolina People: Stacy Davis

Part of Stacy Davis' job is build scientific instruments tough enough to survive the effects of the hurricanes they are designed to study. "I like to say that if you can dream it, we can build it." ... Read More

Building Carolina’s ‘low stone walls’ and brick walkways

Photographer Johnny Andrews takes a closer look at University masons and their work. ... Read More

Guskiewicz weighs in on curriculum revision at Faculty Council

At his first Faculty Council meeting as interim chancellor, Kevin M. Guskiewicz gave his opinion in an exchange about the ongoing development of a new general education curriculum, IDEAs in Action.  As dean of the College of Arts & Sciences for the past three years, Guskiewicz oversaw the revision of the curriculum. When some faculty […] ... Read More

GAA funds Dibbert scholarship for military-affiliated students

A $2 million donation from the University of North Carolina General Alumni Association will establish an endowed scholarship fund to help qualified military-affiliated students graduate from Carolina debt-free. Military-affiliated students eligible for the Carolina Covenant scholarship program will also be eligible for the Lt. Col. Bernard W. Dibbert Carolina Covenant for Military Families Endowed Scholarship […] ... Read More