Campus Updates

UNC-Chapel Hill General Alumni Association presents faculty service awards

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s General Alumni Association has honored the dean of the school of pharmacy and an American studies professor with its Faculty Service Awards. Dean Robert “Bob” Blouin of the UNC-Chapel Hill Eshelman School of Pharmacy and Joy Kasson, professor emeritus in Carolina’s Department of American studies, College of…

Message from Chancellor Folt: Update on race, equity and inclusion

Dear Campus Community: As I promised in my recent welcome back message, I am writing to share actions we are taking to build upon the crucial conversations about race, equity, and inclusion that our students launched at Carolina last semester. I want to begin by thanking our students for your willingness to get involved and…

University Teaching Awards announced

Twenty-four instructors and teaching assistants have been named winners of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s 2016 University Teaching Awards. The recipients, recently announced by Chancellor Carol L. Folt and Provost James W. Dean, Jr., will be recognized at center court during halftime at the Carolina vs. Pittsburgh men’s basketball game on Feb.…

UNC joins ‘African Arts’ journal editorial consortium

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has joined a consortium of universities who will share editorial oversight and financial support for African Arts, the oldest continuously publishing journal in the field of African art history. African Arts is a quarterly journal published by the UCLA James S. Coleman African Studies Center. UCLA will partner with UNC-Chapel…

Nominations due Feb. 12 for University Awards for the Advancement of Women

Nominations for 2016 University Awards for the Advancement of Women are due by February 12. Four awards will be given to a UNC-Chapel Hill faculty member ($5,000), staff member ($5,000) and two students ($2,500 each for one undergraduate and one graduate student) of any gender who promote the advancement of women at Carolina. Submit nominations…

University officials monitoring winter storm forecast

With the National Weather Service predicting the possibility of winter weather tonight followed by the possibility of a winter storm that may have a significant impact on central North Carolina starting early Friday through Saturday, UNC-Chapel Hill officials are closely monitoring those conditions to inform decisions about the status of campus operations. Officials will consider…

Connecting North Carolina to the 21st century

North Carolina residents will vote March 15 on a $2 billion bond designed to connect North Carolina to the 21st century through statewide investments in education, parks, safety, recreation and water and sewer infrastructure. The last time voters approved a bond like this was 15 years ago. Since then, North Carolina’s population has grown by…