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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Message from Chancellor Folt following Hurricane Florence

Dear Carolina Community, Welcome back to campus. We are glad you have returned, though we know that Hurricane Florence remains on your minds as so many of our families, friends and local communities continue to be affected by this catastrophic storm. As you resume your regular activities, here are a few things that we want […] ... Read More

Hurricane Florence: How to support recovery efforts

North Carolinians, including students, faculty and staff at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the surrounding community, are asking how they can support the recovery from Hurricane Florence. In particular, they are seeking guidance on donations for the shelter in Chapel Hill and affected locations. Shelter Information The shelter at the Friday […] ... Read More

Carolina to host shelter to serve people displaced by Hurricane Florence

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is working closely with the Governor’s Office, the American Red Cross and the State Emergency Management Team to establish a new location for people in existing shelters that have lost power and are now closed. The new shelter will be located at the Friday Center and is set to open sometime on Saturday. “It […] ... Read More

For 30 years, Stone Center has been bringing people together

Located in the heart of campus, neighboring the Bell Tower and Kenan Stadium, the three-floor brick structure has a 360-seat auditorium, art gallery and museum, a 10,000-volume library, a large multipurpose room, a computer classroom and even a dance studio. A variety of campus groups, including both the Employee Forum and the Faculty Council, have met here, and it is home to the Carolina Women’s Center and the Institute of African-American Research. ... Read More

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 Women’s Center sponsors lunchtime series on elder care

The Carolina Women’s Center is sponsoring Elder Care: A Series, five Wednesday lunchtime sessions led by experts on caring for an elder loved one.  ... 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

Thorp Scholars recognized for work with communities

Nine Carolina faculty members were honored in August for their community engagement through scholarly endeavors as graduates of class VI of the Thorp Faculty Engaged Scholars program. ... Read More

Coach Roy Williams holds court

Said Director of Athletics Bubba Cunningham: "Coach Williams is one of college basketball’s greatest coaches ever. But I’ve come to see that the measure of the man is his integrity, his honesty, the manner in which he relates to and supports his players, and the love he has for the University of North Carolina." ... 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