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Steven W. Matson receives Debra W. Stewart Award for Outstanding Leadership in Graduate Education

The board of directors of the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) has announced that Steven W. Matson, dean of Carolina's Graduate School and professor of biology, is the 2018 recipient of the Debra W. Stewart Award for Outstanding Leadership in Graduate Education. Matson received the honor at an awards ceremony held Dec. 6 at the CGS 58th Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. ... Read More

Randa Radwan named director of Highway Safety Research Center

The new director of Carolina’s Highway Safety Research Center is Randa Radwan, the fifth person and first woman to lead one of the nation’s first and most renowned transportation safety research centers. She began work on Dec. 3. ... Read More

Carolina faculty member named fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science

Jeffrey Johnson, A. Ronald Gallant Distinguished Professor of Chemistry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society. Johnson, chair of the chemistry department in UNC-Chapel Hill’s College of Arts & Sciences, was recognized for […] ... Read More

Mack Brown returns to lead the Tar Heel football program

Mack Brown, whose charismatic style and disciplined approach propelled the University of North Carolina’s football program to the top 10 and the University of Texas to a national championship, is returning to Chapel Hill with the goal of leading another Tar Heel resurgence. Brown, who will be inducted into the National Football Foundation’s College Hall […] ... Read More

Carolina Conversation case study exercise sets stage for effective group work

With an emphasis on defining roles and rules, the Nov. 14 Carolina Conversations session, Cultivating Belonging within Intergroup and Collaborative Partnerships, took participants through a case study on developing a campus civility statement. ... Read More

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