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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Double Tar Heel Charles Marshall will be University’s general counsel

Raleigh attorney Charles Marshall has been named vice chancellor and general counsel for the University, effective Sept. 16. ... Read More

Ida B. Wells Society for Investigative Reporting comes to Carolina

The Ida B. Wells Society, a national organization dedicated to increasing and retaining reporters and editors of color in the field of investigative reporting, will now be based at the School of Media and Journalism, the school announced Aug. 15. ... Read More

State treasurer announces resolution of impasse over State Health Plan

Dr. A. Wesley Burks, CEO of UNC Health Care and dean of the School of Medicine, spoke to Employee Forum about changes to the State Health Plan on Aug. 7. The next day, a new State Health Plan with an expanded network of providers was announced. ... Read More

Welcome: new Tar Heels beginning roles at Carolina

With every fall semester, the University welcomes new faculty members and others to jobs across campus. Some are veteran professors, while others are fresh from earning a terminal academic degree in their field, switching to a new job or in their first position in academia. Here’s an introduction to just a few of the newest Tar Heels. ... Read More

Todd BenDor named new director of Odum Institute

Todd BenDor, who has served as interim director of the H.W. Odum Institute for Research in Social Science since last September, has been named director.  BenDor has served on faculty at Carolina since 2007, as a professor in the city and regional planning department and director of the department’s doctoral program and doctoral  admissions in […] ... Read More

Mastering the art of math

For the past 10 years, Mark McCombs has taught the first-year seminar Math, Art and the Human Experience, designed to give students different perspectives on what math and art can be.  ... Read More

Institute for the Arts and Humanities announces its 2019-20 Faculty Fellows

Sixteen faculty members make up the newest class of Faculty Fellows at the Institute for the Arts and Humanities. The Faculty Fellowship Program provides on-campus leaves for faculty in the College of Arts & Sciences to pursue research and creative work that leads to publication, exhibition, composition and performance. The program supports a weekly seminar […] ... Read More

ITS launches ServiceNow, a new online help desk

On July 30, ITS launched a new and the underlying system used for support, called ServiceNow. ServiceNow will replace Remedy as the primary ticketing software for the University.  The new website and system will bring many benefits to users, including the ability to find answers faster with better knowledge articles, track requests and support […] ... Read More

Adding 5 new coaches says something good about Carolina

Carolina athletics has hired five new coaches – the most in one year in decades. Meet Courtney Banghart and the other four new or returning Tar Heels. ... Read More

New Carolina research center to address 21st century questions on digital information

With $5 million in support from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Carolina will establish the Center for Information, Technology and Public Life, which will answer defining questions about the changing nature of society and politics in the digital age. ... Read More