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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 Abernethy 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

UNC System veteran chosen as interim UNC Police chief

Thomas C. Younce will join Carolina as interim chief of UNC Police, effective July 1. A veteran with nearly 44 years of law enforcement experience, including 15 on university campuses, Younce succeeds Chief Jeff McCracken, who is retiring after 30 years of service at Carolina. “Throughout his career, Chief Younce has worked tirelessly to protect […] ... Read More

Don’t miss the bus

After nearly a decade, the Tar Heel Bus Tour will roll again, this time during fall break. Interim Chancellor Kevin M. Guskiewicz wants to have 90 faculty members and senior administrators on board to connect with and learn from the communities they serve. Applications opened earlier this month on the Carolina Center for Public Service […] ... Read More