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World & Environment

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

Making scientists

Thanks to an industry partnership with East- man and the Eastman Foundation, the BeAM makerspace program provides 3-D printer filament to students, faculty and staff free of charge— encouraging a culture of creativity at Carolina. ... Read More

Carolina listed in Best Workplaces for Commuters 2018

Carolina was one of 37 colleges and universities nationally and one of six in North Carolina to receive the designation Best Workplaces for Commuters for 2018. ... Read More

Career Aquatic

At the end of his 40-year career at the UNC Institute of Marine Sciences, Glenn Safrit reflects on the most important lessons he has learned— and taught—in the ocean. ... Read More

Carolina, USFQ reaffirm commitment to partnership in Galápagos

President Carlos Montúfar of the Universidad San Francisco de Quito in Ecuador visited Carolina last month to join Chancellor Carol L. Folt in reaffirming their commitment to the Carolina-USFQ partnership and to the institutions’ collaborative activities in the Galápagos Islands. ... Read More