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Message from Chancellor Folt following Hurricane Florence

Dear Carolina Community, Welcome back to campus. We are glad you have returned, though we know that Hurricane Florence remains on your minds as so many of our families, friends and local communities continue to be affected by this catastrophic storm. As you resume your regular activities, here are a few things that we want […] ... Read More

Hurricane Florence: How to support recovery efforts

North Carolinians, including students, faculty and staff at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the surrounding community, are asking how they can support the recovery from Hurricane Florence. In particular, they are seeking guidance on donations for the shelter in Chapel Hill and affected locations. Shelter Information The shelter at the Friday […] ... Read More

Informational message from Alert Carolina on Hurricane Florence: University to move to Condition 1 at 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16

The University is currently operating in Condition 2 and will remain in Condition 2 until 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16. The University will Move to Condition 1 at 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16. Classes cancelled on Monday, Sept. 17. Current conditions locally may not pose severe safety risks or logistical challenges, but Hurricane Florence continues […] ... Read More

Carolina to host shelter to serve people displaced by Hurricane Florence

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is working closely with the Governor’s Office, the American Red Cross and the State Emergency Management Team to establish a new location for people in existing shelters that have lost power and are now closed. The new shelter will be located at the Friday Center and is set to open sometime on Saturday. “It […] ... Read More

Sancars break ground for $5 million Turkish cultural center in Chapel Hill

Aziz and Gwen Sancar join with dignitaries from Turkey and Chapel Hill to celebrate the groundbreaking for the Sancar Turkish Cultural and Community Center. ... Read More

Ackland Art Museum selects Dana Cowen as first Peck Curator

Dana Cowen, former associate curator of European art at the Josyln Art Museum in Omaha, Nebraska, is the inaugural Sheldon Peck Curator for European and American Art before 1950. In this newly endowed position, Cowen will be responsible for the care, cataloguing, display, expansion and refinement of the Ackland’s distinguished collection of European and American […] ... Read More

Carolina Women’s Center sponsors lunchtime series on elder care

The Carolina Women’s Center is sponsoring Elder Care: A Series, five Wednesday lunchtime sessions led by experts on caring for an elder loved one.  ... Read More

Thorp Scholars recognized for work with communities

Nine Carolina faculty members were honored in August for their community engagement through scholarly endeavors as graduates of class VI of the Thorp Faculty Engaged Scholars program. ... Read More

New school year brings campus safety updates

Over the summer, the University launched a new classroom door lock installation project to provide additional security in campus classrooms. To date, locks have been installed in more than 200 general purpose classrooms in 36 buildings. Locks will also be added to classrooms in professional schools, departmental classrooms and class labs. While locks existed in […] ... Read More

Howard Aldrich receives career award from American Sociological Asso

The Organizations, Occupations and Work section of the American Sociological Association honored Carolina’s Howard Aldrich in August with the Rosabeth Moss Kanter Distinguished Career award. Nominations are judged on the depth and breadth of scholarly impact over an extended time and across multiple projects.  Aldrich is Kenan Professor of Sociology and chair of the sociology […] ... Read More