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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

World & Environment

Meet Carolina’s new and notable faculty 2018–19

The University welcomes many new faculty members each year. Some have freshly minted doctorates, but others are seasoned professors and researchers and experienced professionals new to the world of academia. For the 2018–19 academic year, 86 new people will join the Carolina faculty. Here’s an introduction to a few of them.       Sayamindu […] ... Read More

University fleet keeps Carolina rolling along

Without the vehicles of the University fleet, the people who drive them and the technicians who maintain them, the University could not function as one of the world’s top teaching and research institutions. ... Read More

Massey winner Gregory Gangi has a passion for the natural world

The Massey award recognized the role Gregory Gangi has played as a catalyst for shaping interdisciplinary curriculum and learning opportunities beyond the classroom to better prepare students for emerging career paths. ... Read More

Carolina hires new IE director, launches program for environment studies

As the new director of the Institute for the Environment effective July 1, Michael Piehler draws on his lifetime of experiences as an observer, researcher, teacher and convener to lead an environmental convergence at Carolina to new heights. ... Read More

Carolina researchers fight against current Ebola outbreak

Research conducted at Carolina is aiding the fight against the deadly Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has been declared “largely contained” by the World Health Organization. ... Read More

Mosaics provide new clues about life in an ancient Galilean Jewish village

Recent discoveries at Huqoq in Israel’s Galilee by a team of specialists and students led by Carolina professor Jodi Magness shed new light on the life and culture of an ancient Jewish village. ... Read More

Going global

Carolina will rise faster and farther as a global university by collaborating with its six strategic partners around the world. ... Read More

Meet Carolina’s other global partners

King’s College London A research-led public university founded in 1828 in the heart of London.  Partnerships In 2005, the two universities established the UNC-King’s Strategic Alliance between Carolina’s College of Arts & Sciences and King’s School of Arts and Humanities and School of Social Science and Public Policy. The alliance has become one of the most […] ... Read More

Winners Selected for UNC Creativity Hubs Inaugural Awards

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

Priority order

"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