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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Global Reach

$10M gift to Carolina will broaden global reach, scholarship and opportunity

A $10 million gift from alumni Bill and Anne Harrison of Greenwich, Connecticut, to Carolina will strengthen the University’s global programs and presence. The generous gift from the Harrisons will endow two new senior-level leadership positions and support the strategic priorities of UNC Global, which incorporates many of the centralized programs and services that support Carolina’s […] ... Read More

Chancellor announces $2 million fund, new hub to help students affected by hurricane

Carolina students affected by Hurricane Florence are receiving unprecedented emergency support from the University, which has set up a $2 million fund and a resource hub in the days following the disaster. At the Sept. 27 meeting of the University Board of Trustees, Chancellor Carol L. Folt announced the creation of the $2 million Florence Student Emergency Fund and the Student Success Hub for Florence Recovery for those affected by the hurricane. ... Read More

When a hurricane hits

Carolina dodged the worst of Hurricane Florence, the storm that hovered over the southeastern part of the state for days, causing torrential flooding and leaving millions without power. But that doesn’t mean that the University wasn’t impacted by the storm. ... Read More

Toward a healthier future

The Gillings School of Global Public Health is building a future that is safer, healthier, greener and more equitable for all people. In this Q&A, Dean Barbara Rimer shares her vision for the school. ... Read More

5 area studies centers awarded $8.6 million, named National Resource Centers

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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

Carolina named a top education value in 2 separate rankings

In U.S. News & World Report’s annual “Best Colleges” rankings for the 18th straight year, Carolina placed fifth among national public universities. For the 14th consecutive time in “Great Schools, Great Prices,” Carolina was the first national public university, the eighth overall in rankings of national universities for best value. ... Read More

A ‘gaze toward tomorrow’

The School of Dentistry is not only shaping the future of dental education and dental research, but also the oral health of individuals and communities at home and around the world. In this Q&A, Dean Scott De Rossi shares his vision for the school. ... Read More

Kalleberg explores the pitfalls of precarious work and what can be done about them

Precarious work creates economic insecurity that has far-reaching effects on almost every aspect of life, from uncertainty about paying bills to putting food on the table, and has even damaged overall well-being. ... Read More

University Libraries receives $1.75 million Mellon grant

Speeches that U.S. presidents Franklin Delano Roosevelt and John F. Kennedy delivered at Carolina, recordings of Beat poets such as Allen Ginsberg and Lawrence Ferlinghetti, performances by North Carolina icons Andy Griffith and Doc Watson and street scenes filmed across North Carolina in the 1930s are among the items that global audiences and researchers will […] ... Read More