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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Speaking up, health plan savings topics of March Employee Forum meeting

Employee Forum delegates learned how to speak up, work smart and save money at the March 6 meeting. Three presenters shared updates on items of interest to employees:  Speak Up Carolina: Kim Strom-Gottfried, the University’s director of ethics education and policy management, demonstrated the features of this online resource ( to help Carolina community members […] ... Read More

Curriculum committee asks faculty to take a big picture view of proposed changes

People don’t experience the world in a vacuum, concentrating on one topic at a time. Instead they are bombarded by a constantly changing interplay of history, science, politics, art and so on. Likewise, students should be taught to grapple with multiple subjects at a time and consider the ways in which they interact.  That’s the […] ... Read More

Carolina People: Janelle Bludorn

Part of the PA program’s mission is to accept, train and graduate students from North Carolina who want to practice medicine in this state. ... Read More

Preserving the public spirit of Carolina

Carolina’s School of Law is the oldest graduate and professional school in the University and in the state of North Carolina. It grew from a simple but profound insight: that the American experiment in free government would need public-spirited lawyers with the ethics and expertise to defend the rule of law. That foundational mission has held steady […] ... Read More

Engelhardt named interim senior associate dean

Elizabeth Engelhardt, current chair of American studies, has been named interim senior associate dean for fine arts and humanities in the College of Arts & Sciences, effective March 18. She replaces Terry Rhodes, who was appointed interim dean of the College on Feb. 26. As senior associate dean for fine arts and humanities, Engelhardt will […] ... Read More

UAAW recognizes five who are improving conditions for women at Carolina

The University will honor five Carolina women with the University Award for the Advancement of Women at a March 19 ceremony at 1 p.m. in the Stone Center. The award recognizes people on campus who have elevated the status of women, helped improve campus policies, promoted recruitment, retention and upward mobility of women and participated […] ... Read More


Rebecca Macy, a professor in the School of Social Work, is passionate about ending family violence and human trafficking through her research. She works with organizations to bring economic empowerment and other much-needed services to victims and their families, allowing them to create independent lives for themselves. Macy is also the L. Richardson Preyer Distinguished […] ... Read More

Focus Carolina: Alice Ammerman

As the director of the UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Dr. Alice Ammerman is interested in design and testing of innovative ways to provide community-based nutrition and physical activity intervention approaches to prevent the risk of chronic diseases in primarily low income and minority populations. Her team has created Good Bowls, nutritious […] ... Read More

The next pursuit of excellence

"Through transformation of our operations, we will have the ability to achieve so much more here at Carolina," says Provost Robert A. Blouin. ... Read More

Carolina People: Glenn Walters

At Be A Maker Design Center, Glenn Waters teaches students key skills in perseverance that they can apply to all aspects of their work. ... Read More