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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

World & Environment

Winners Selected for UNC Creativity Hubs Inaugural Awards

Carolina research teams span disciplines to fight obesity and advance water purification. ... Read More

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"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 receives $10 million commitment from Pope Foundation

Art Pope, chair of the John William Pope Foundation, spoke at the April 23 announcement of the girt, which will support a combination of core areas where Carolina excels: cancer research, multidisciplinary and innovative thinking, excellence in sport and serving the state’s citizens. ... Read More

Campus celebrates the planet with Earth Day Fair

Students, faculty and staff participated in several activities in support of the environment at the Earth Day Fair on April 18 on campus. ... Read More

Employee Forum hears updates from policy office and HR during April meeting

At the April 4 meeting of the Employee Forum, members heard updates from human resources and others, reaffirmed its “commitment to a safe and inclusive campus community” in recognition of April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month and heard a first reading of a resolution on employee compensation. ... Read More

Carl Ernst connects Carolina to the Middle East

For Carl Ernst, Islamic studies is about much more than studying the languages and cultures of the Middle East—it’s about fostering a much-needed awareness of an area of the world with which many people in the United States are unfamiliar. ... Read More

Gillings School partners on a banner symposium exploring the 1918 flu pandemic

"Public health can be a great convener of people, crossing boundaries to forge conversations for the public good," said Barbara Rimer. ... Read More

Clean Tech Summit shows path to a green global economy

“North Carolina is poised to be a national hub of clean technology for the country and the world,” said Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Bob Blouin. ... Read More

Social entrepreneur Rye Barcott to speak at spring Commencement

“Rye’s amazing life journey began while he was an undergraduate at Carolina, when he co-founded an acclaimed non-governmental organization, Carolina for Kibera, dedicated to breaking cycles of violence and developing young leaders in Kenya,” said Chancellor Carol L. Folt. ... Read More

MEASURE Evaluation Project scores $232 million award, Carolina’s largest

One of the largest research awards made to the University just got bigger, making MEASURE Evaluation not only Carolina’s largest project in global health, but also the recipient of the largest single award the University has ever received, at $231.9 million. ... Read More