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Carolina People: Kim Ring

In her mission improving public health, Kim Ring likes nothing better than coming up with solutions to problems and ultimately putting them into play. ... Read More

Leadership in transition

Leslie Parise steps down as faculty chair Leslie Parise announced March 25 that she will step down as faculty chair by the end of this semester. Parise, who is also chair of the biochemistry and biophysics department in the School of Medicine, served as chair of the faculty for the past two years. “In balancing […] ... Read More

PlayMakers Repertory Company announces 2019-20 season

    The celebration of Carolina’s 100-year history of playmaking continues with fresh perspectives, new works and relevant classics. PlayMakers Repertory Company has announced its 2019–20 season, “Legacy | NOW.” The season will present world premieres, new interpretations and classic plays with the goal of opening hearts and minds to new perspectives. Each show will […] ... Read More

Focus on: Ed Maydew

Ed Maydew’s research and teaching at Kenan-Flagler Business School center on corporate tax planning and accounting and their roles in economic decisions. He is David E. Hoffman Distinguished Professor of Accounting. Maydew also directs the UNC Tax Center, which helps tax scholars, policymakers and practitioners better understand tax research and how it affects real world […] ... Read More

Donald Hornstein receives Award for Excellence from UNC System

Donald Hornstein, Aubrey L. Brooks Professor of Law, is one of 17 faculty members in the UNC System to receive the 2019 Awards for Excellence in Teaching. The recipients, who represent all 16 of North Carolina’s public universities and the N.C. School of Science and Mathematics, were nominated by special committees at each institution and selected by […] ... Read More

Lloyd Kramer to serve as interim faculty chair until 2020 election

Lloyd Kramer will serve as faculty chair May 8 through June 30, 2020, when the candidate who wins the 2020 election will become faculty chair. The Faculty Advisory Committee selected Kramer when they met April 8 to appoint an interim chair of the faculty to succeed Leslie Parise, who is stepping down from the post […] ... Read More

Focus Carolina: Melissa Lippold

Melissa Lippold is an associate professor in Carolina’s School of Social Work and a faculty member in the Center for Developmental Science. Her research focuses on parent-youth relationships and the role they plan in preventing risky behavior in adolescents and promoting adolescent physical health. She is interested in the design of family-based interventions to improve […] ... Read More

Guskiewicz promotes return of Tar Heel Bus Tour at BOT meeting

The April 4 meeting of the Board of Trustees was Kevin Guskiewicz's first as interim chancellor. ... Read More

‘This just feels different’  

Senior Vice Provost for Business Operations Rick Wernoski reviews the early successes of Operational Excellence and outlines the challenges ahead. With The Blueprint for Next as the guide for Carolina’s next decade, University employees embrace its goals and are eager to propel Carolina forward. The campus community is moving toward a culture of continuous improvement to transform […] ... Read More

Message from the Provost: Rumay Alexander to step down as chief diversity officer

Dear Carolina Community: We are writing to let you know that Chief Diversity Officer and Associate Vice Chancellor G. Rumay Alexander has announced that she will depart her administrative post at the end of this academic year to dedicate herself more fully to her academic career and her service as president of the National League […] ... Read More