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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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Serendipity by design

A key challenge in the digital age is to find ways to foster intentional connections among research scientists across different disciplines and universities. At Carolina, RENCI’s powerful and advanced information technology systems make this possible. ... Read More

Lights! Camera! Action! Maymester!

Because of Maymester’s condensed schedule, students in the collaborative classes Acting For the Camera and Directing for the Camera have less than 40 hours of class time to complete the final projects. That’s 12 classes, each three hours and 15 minutes long. Attendance and attention are vital. ... Read More

Professor Angela Kashuba selected as new pharmacy dean

Angela Kashuba, a world-renowned researcher, skilled administrator and dedicated University faculty member, has been selected as the next dean of the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. ... Read More

Trustees hear from School of Nursing, pass Campus Master Plan

At the May 30 meeting of the University Board of Trustees, Dean Nilda (Nena) Peragallo Montano emphasized the importance of the School of Nursing and its 700 students to the state, now and in the future.  ... Read More

5 things you should know about the Campus Master Plan

When the University Board of Trustees formally approved Carolina’s new Campus Master Plan at its May 30 meeting, it marked the end of a two-year process that involved input from hundreds of people on campus and in the community. The plan is designed as a framework for development, with flexibility to change as the future […] ... Read More

Mental Health Task Force recommends permanent, ongoing attention in its report

Carolina is encouraged to establish a permanent committee on mental health and conduct regular assessments of the changing mental health needs of students, according to the UNC-Chapel Hill Mental Health Task Force. The group submitted its report to the University Affairs committee May 29. ... Read More

2019 Massey Award Winners

Read more about the six Carolina employees honored with 2019 C. Knox Massey Distinguished Service Awards for their “unusual, meritorious or superior contributions” to the University. ... Read More

Lynn Blanchard is the heart of Carolina’s public service

Lynn White Blanchard has a picture in mind when she describes “public service and engagement.” It’s a stool. “The proverbial three-legged stool of academia is teaching, research and service. And a three-legged stool is perfectly good and works,” Blanchard said. “But if you want a stronger stool, you’ll build a brace that connects the legs […] ... Read More

‘Mamma Douglas’ believes in the power – and joy – of giving back

  For more than two decades, Linda Brown Douglas has given back to the University she loves in countless ways without expecting anything in return. This year, her bounty of good deeds finally caught up to her when she received a 2019 C. Knox Massey Distinguished Service Award. Douglas, the director of volunteer engagement for University Development, […] ... Read More

‘Mr. North Carolina’ sticks to the subject he loves

Few people are more versed in the history, culture and literature of the state than Bob Anthony, the curator of the North Carolina Collection at University Libraries, and one of the recipients of the 2019 C. Knox Massey Distinguished Service Award. Just don’t expect Anthony to tell you that. Every morning Anthony goes to work […] ... Read More