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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Leadership

Carolina Conversations: Search committee members should be aware of the unconscious mind

Chief Diversity Officer Rumay Alexander believes that one of the first things people should do after being named to a search committee is start the search within themselves. Knowing who you are will help you be more effective — and fair — in vetting job candidates for the University, suggested Alexander, associate vice chancellor and […] ... Read More

New name, new emphasis for environmental program

Greg Gangi is excited about the growing opportunities to connect students to careers in the clean-tech industry as part of E3P, which launched in July to enhance and expand the preexisting curriculum in environment and ecology. ... Read More

Tift Merritt explores the lyrical language of history and place at Dorothea Dix

Singer-songwriter Tift Merritt has joined with American Studies professor Bobby Allen to recover the long and rich history of Dorothy Dix Hospital. Merritt is writing a "song cycle" about the lives of the people who lived and worked there when it operated as an insane asylum from 1856 to 2012. ... Read More

Westbrooks sees University libraries as a catalyst for change

As University librarian, Elaine Westbrooks also wants to put libraries in the center of the discussion about what the future of the University will be. ... Read More

Carolina People: Abi Kalicicki

What likes Abi Kalicicki most about her job as a peer support specialist is when patients reach the goals they set for themselves. “They have an ‘aha’ moment and become more confident and then want to set more goals.” ... Read More

25 emerging leaders graduate from ULEAD program

University Leadership Education and Development is an annual program sponsored by Workforce Strategy, Equity and Engagement to develop emerging leaders at Carolina, N.C. Central University and the UNC System office. For 2018, 25 participants attended courses, completed assessments and worked on team projects that benefited these three institutions of higher education. Executive Vice Chancellor and […] ... Read More

Allison Aiello discusses her research on how the flu spreads

Focus Carolina is an exclusive program on WCHL where faculty members talk about their research and how it serves our community and the state, nation and world. The following transcript is from a recent Focus Carolina interview that aired on WCHL. To hear more interviews with Carolina faculty, visit https://gazette.unc.edu/ focus-carolina.   Flu season is […] ... Read More

Folt announces resignation, orders removal of Confederate Monument pedestal

Dear Carolina Community: At the start of this semester and new year, I see possibility and promise and am filled with the sense of the limitless potential that makes Carolina such a vital place. In that spirit, I would like to share two important announcements with you. First, you’ve heard me say many times that […] ... Read More

Stein lauded for her support of lactation spaces on campus

Margot Stein, a faculty member with three appointments, is the recipient of the 2018 Mary Turner Lane Award, which recognizes a woman who has made an outstanding contribution to the lives of women at Carolina.  She received the award for her years of service as the chair of the faculty governance Committee on the Status […] ... Read More

Advancing health for all

  The School of Nursing is nationally recognized as one of the premier nursing schools in the country, with a mission of excellence in nursing education, research and practice. The school is creating, conducting and disseminating cutting-edge research and using its expertise and service for the betterment of individuals, communities, health care systems and the […] ... Read More