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Carolina launches $4.25 billion fundraising campaign

“That $4.25 billion carries an enormous responsibility and we intend for every single dollar to be put to use in the public good,” said Chancellor Carol L. Folt. ... Read More

$10 million Faculty Excellence Challenge to fund faculty recruitment and retention

“So many of those seminal individuals were my professors here, and their impact on my life has not only been profound, but it continues even today," said John G. Ellison Jr. "I want that for every student who comes to Carolina, because they deserve it and society needs their leadership for our future.” ... Read More

UNC receives $50 million commitment from John and Marree Townsend

“Carolina is a place that we both love, and this is definitely a shared enthusiasm between us,” said John L. Townsend III, speaking on behalf of his wife, Marree. ... Read More

Carolina creates UNC Institute for Convergent Science

The Institute for Convergent Science will allow the College of Arts & Sciences to expand the Be A Maker network beyond the BeAM space in Murray Hall. ... Read More

Joseph DeSimone named recipient of 22nd Heinz Award

Joseph DeSimone has been named the recipient of the 22nd Heinz Award in the technology, the economy and employment category. ... Read More

Carolina ranks 5th among national public universities for 17th consecutive year

Carolina, the nation’s first public university, once again ranks among the very best universities and colleges in the nation. ... Read More

Dedicated fund helps keep faculty retention rates on the rise

Ron Strauss: “Many faculty members really want to work here; and once they do, few want to leave." ... Read More

Four faculty members honored with Hettleman awards

Four highly promising Carolina faculty members in diverse fields have been awarded the Philip and Ruth Hettleman Prizes for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement by Young Faculty. ... Read More

To Alice Ammerman, public health is public service

Alice Ammerman, director of the UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention and the inaugural Mildred Kaufman Distinguished Professor of Nutrition, received the Thomas Jefferson Award, one of the faculty's highest honors. ... Read More

‘A wonderful opportunity’

Already a department chair and distinguished researcher, Leslie Parise is ready to serve the institution she loves as new chair of the faculty. In an interview, Parise talked about why she chose to run for chair, what she envisions her role to be and, yes, how she will find the time. ... Read More