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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Education & Society

Science is Awesome event empowers young scientists

The goal of the Science is Awesome event was to give students the “wow factor” that helped them see that science careers are for everyone. ... Read More

Good deeds and leadership highlight Polk’s 37-year career in admissions

Stephen Farmer said Barbara Polk's good deeds typically take place behind the scenes. "She has done them out of love for the University and the goodness of her heart," he said. ... Read More

The kids are not alright

A Carolina researcher is dedicated to improving the well-being of youths who take care of their parents and siblings. ... Read More

Update on N.C. Free Speech Act, Policies and Campus Resources

To Students, Faculty and Staff: Carolina is committed to fostering an environment where intellectual engagement flourishes and campus community members are free to express their opinions and ideas. As a public institution, the University must uphold the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, as well as the General Assembly’s North Carolina Restore and Preserve Free […] ... Read More

Priority order

"One of my key areas of concentration was to build a high-performing, collaborative cabinet committed to guiding the daily work of our University while we also created our path into the future," said Chancellor Carol L. Folt. ... Read More

Carolina selects ‘Popular’ for 2018 Summer Reading

Written by Carolina professor Mitch Prinstein, the book explores why popularity plays a key role in human development and, ultimately, how it still influences people as adults. ... Read More

2018 University Teaching Awards

A special insert recognizes the Carolina faculty members who received University Teaching Awards in 2018. ... Read More

Ronald Mangum, developer of peer support specialist program, has few peers

"I don’t know what it’s like to live under a bridge. I don’t know what it’s like to be in a mental institution. These men and women who are certified do, and they can show them that there is a different way," said Ronald Mangum. ... Read More

Two centuries: forever young

"Since the beginning, people have always been the calling card of our department, and their collegiality and shared sense of purpose make Carolina chemistry unique," said department chair Jeffrey Johnson. ... Read More

Carolina Conversations: What does it mean to be a public university?

As the country’s first public university, the obligations tied to what it means for Carolina to be a public university has continued to evolve—and expand—throughout the two centuries of its existence, said School of Government Dean Mike Smith. ... Read More