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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Employees use Community Service Leave to give back to others

Building homes and tending to vegetables in a garden aren’t usually part of University employees’ job descriptions, but they can still be an invaluable part of a workday. ... Read More

Focus Carolina: Lewis Lampiris

Dr. Lewis Lampiris directs the Dentistry in Service to the Community program in the University’s Adams School of Dentistry, a required component that sends rising fourth- year dental students to underserved areas of North Carolina to provide dental care every summer. DISC’s impact is twofold: Carolina students gain a more holistic understanding of pa- tients […] ... Read More

Walking in the footsteps of men who walked on the moon

Carolina’s Morehead Planetarium played a pivotal role in American space exploration and discovery, including putting a man on the moon. ... Read More

Carolina People: Mari Diaz

Mari Diaz is inspired by students who come into CAPS seeking psychological services: "They're bright, hardworking, service-oriented and often motivated to work on themselves." ... Read More

New Edible Campus interactive map guides foragers to what’s in season

Fresh produce is available to anyone on campus, thanks to the Edible Campus, a program of the North Carolina Botanical Garden. Now there is a new interactive map to help foragers find what's in season in the 11 gardens across campus. ... Read More

Carolina Latinx Center opens with expanded programs, resources for campus

The Carolina Latinx Center opened in a new location in Abernathy Hall earlier this month. “The foundation has been laid…now, we need to build the future,” said center director Josmell Perez. ... Read More

From a father’s journey to a national conference

A television broadcaster whose son has au- tism and a Carolina autism researcher have teamed up to create the first UNC Autism Fathers Conference. ... Read More

Uncovered 1,600-year-old Jewish art brings more of an unknown culture to light

For nine years running, Carolina professor Jodi Magness has led a team of research specialists and students to the ancient village of Huqoq in Israel’s Lower Galilee, where they bring to light the remains of a late Roman synagogue. For weeks during the summer, they unearth history in the form of art. With each excavation […] ... Read More

Aaron Salzberg to direct Water Institute

An international leader in global water policy, peace and security, Aaron Salzberg has been selected to be the Don and Jennifer Holzworth Distinguished Professor and director of The Water Institute at Carolina. Salzberg joins the Gillings School of Global Public Health and the environmental sciences and engineering department as a long-established leader in water policy. […] ... Read More

Helping vets make the transition to business

The transition from the military to business school was a whirlwind for Michael Burris. Within less than a month’s span, he served his last day in the U.S. Navy, married the love of his life, moved from the West Coast to the East Coast, and started his studies in the full-time MBA Program at Kenan-Flagler Business […] ... Read More