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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Graduates urged to join a “conspiracy of good people”

As more than 6,000 Tar Heels participated in Carolina’s graduation ceremony on May 12, they were challenged to find not just their careers, but their callings, and to ask themselves what they are uniquely wired to do. ... Read More

Creating a buzz on campus

It began nearly two years ago with a cluster of hungry honeybees swirling around a campus trash can. Today, one of the hives in the Carolina Campus Community Garden is home to nearly 60,000 bees and a pollinator habitat is planned for the University’s new solar array project. ... Read More

Carolina People: Kimberly Pack McCullen

Technology will continue to change parking operations, but Kimberly Pack McCullen said customer service will always be a core value of Transportation and Parking Services. ... Read More

Leadership in Transition

VC Felicia A. Washington takes new HR post at USC Felicia A. Washington, vice chancellor for workforce strategy, equity and engagement, will leave Carolina at the end of the academic year to assume a new post as senior vice president for human resources at the University of Southern California. There she will join Carol L. […] ... Read More

Preparing students to imagine, innovate and invent

The state of North Carolina’s commitment to great journalism is at the root of more than a century of journalism education at Carolina. In 2015, the school changed its name to the School of Media and Journalism to show its commitment to preparing for a new media landscape while holding true to the values and […] ... Read More

Focus On: Jeffrey Greene

  As a professor and associate dean in Carolina’s School of Education, Jeffrey Greene researches how students learn in digital environments, specifically their self-regulated learning. This includes how students’ knowledge, beliefs and characteristics influence their ability to monitor and control their learning.  While the internet is a valuable resource, Greene believes students need to have […] ... Read More

What you need to know about measles at Carolina

With outbreaks of measles in six states this year and individual cases reported in another 16 states, Carolina’s Communicable Disease Team has completed a comprehensive, multi-departmental plan for preventing measles on campus. Members of the team with expertise in public health, communicable disease and campus safety monitor for communicable diseases daily, whether it is an […] ... Read More

GAA honors Folt, Roper and Crisp for service

The 2019 recipients of the GAA’s Distinguished Service Medals are Dr. William L. Roper, former medical school dean and CEO of UNC Health Care, left, Carol L. Folt, former chancellor, and Winston B. Crisp ’92 (JD), former vice chancellor for student affairs. (Photos by Ray Black III) ... Read More

Carolina’s success reveals keys to increasing STEM diversity

Research shows that Latinx and black students are more likely than their white peers to leave STEM majors. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is determined to change that. The Chancellor’s Science Scholars program, launched in 2013, recruits high-achieving students from diverse backgrounds and sets them up for success by providing an inclusive space for […] ... Read More

Focus Carolina: David Gotz

As an associate professor of information science in the School of Information and Library Science, Dr. David Gotz teaches and leads the Visual Analysis and Communications Lab. He conducts research related to the study and development of visual methods for information analysis and communication. He is also the assistant director for the Carolina Health Informatics […] ... Read More