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Carolina Around The Clock

When the sun goes down, many Carolina employees are just beginning their jobs. Here's a look at a few of the people who keep the University moving through the night shift. ... Read More

Carolina People: Henry Price

As a financial analyst for the University, Henry Price uses his knowledge and skills to to find solutions to whatever problems may arise. He likes the fact that each day presents a new challenge. ... Read More

Leveling the playing field

Insights and strategies gleaned from business seminars created for the U.S. Navy have contributed nearly $2 billion in savings since their inception in 2011. ... Read More

New curriculum, new timeframes for decisions presented to Faculty Council

More time to make decisions was a recurring theme at the Nov. 9 meeting of the Faculty Council. Professor Andrew Perrin gave the council a first look at the just-released proposal for the new Ideas in Action curriculum, and council members voted to expand the timeframe for faculty hearings. They also heard about the extension […] ... Read More

At Carolina Conversation, people with disabilities share ‘lived experience’

The University Office of Diversity and Inclusion hosted another Carolina Conversation session on Oct. 23. The discussion focused on accommdating people with disabilities. Led by Tiffany Bailey, the director of the Office of Accessibility Resources and Service, the session emphasized the importance of including people with disabilities in conversations about policies and practices. The wide-ranging […] ... Read More

Winston Crisp to speak at Winter Commencement

Winston B. Crisp, former vice chancellor for Student Affairs, will deliver the University’s 2018 Winter Commencement address at 2 p.m. Dec. 16 in the Smith Center. Crisp joined Student Affairs at Carolina in 2005 as assistant vice chancellor. In 2010, he was named vice chancellor and remained in that role until October 2018 when he […] ... Read More

National Science Foundation grant will strengthen faculty mentoring in STEM

A project led by researchers at Carolina will receive nearly $1 million in funding over the next three years from the National Science Foundation to promote more effective faculty mentoring for women and underrepresented groups in STEM fields. The UNC ADVANCE-Adaptation grant proposal, Targeting Equity in Access to Mentoring (TEAM ADVANCE) was among the eight […] ... Read More

Blue Cross NC, Carolina collaborate to expand rural primary care

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina and Carolina on Nov. 8 announced the School of Medicine’s new primary care rural advancement program to address a need for better access to healthcare in Rockingham County. Made possible by an $800,000 investment from Blue Cross NC, the program will increase patient-centered primary care and recruit […] ... Read More

Former patient donates $10 million to further blood cancer research at Lineberger Center

A former patient of the North Carolina Cancer Hospital and a two-time Carolina alumnus is showing his gratitude to the center that helped him heal. A $10 million gift from W.G. Champion “Champ” Mitchell and his wife, Etteinne “ET,” of New Bern, will create a new fund supporting groundbreaking research in blood cancer at Lineberger […] ... Read More

Dr. William Roper to serve as interim president of the UNC System

The University of North Carolina Board of Governors announced Thursday that Dr. William L. Roper, dean of the UNC School of Medicine and CEO of UNC Health Care, has been named interim president of the UNC System, effective January 1, 2019. Following the resignation of President Margaret Spellings, Roper will oversee 16 university campuses across […] ... Read More