Campus Updates

Annual Carolina Blood Drive scheduled for June 6

The Employee Forum invites the Carolina community to participate in the 29th annual Carolina Blood Drive from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on  June 6 in the Dean E. Smith Center. Recently recognized as the 2016 American Red Cross Top Sponsor, the Carolina Blood Drive has collected more blood than any other sponsor in the…

A look back at Commencement

More than 6,000 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill graduates turned their tassels last weekend at Commencement. Here’s a look back at our Commencement coverage, in case you missed it: End of year message from Chancellor Folt Campus organizations celebrate graduates Leaving his heel print, a passion for innovation ‘What I’ve dreamed of doing’…

UNC-Chapel Hill alumni association honors three for outstanding service

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill General Alumni Association (GAA) honored Carolina’s undergraduate admissions director and two alumni who have drawn on their business experience to support the University and the association. Recipients of the 2017 Distinguished Service Medals are Stephen Farmer, vice provost for enrollment and undergraduate admissions; Michael Kennedy, senior client partner…

Improvement Science symposium to be held May 19

Carolina faculty members will give 40 “lightning” five-minute talks and discuss posters about their work in improvement science at a campuswide symposium on May 19. The event – “Toward a Carolina Improvement Science Initiative: A Lightning Symposium” – brings together more than 100 Carolina faculty, staff and graduate students who are working on improvement at…

Parking, other information for Commencement

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will celebrate its more than 6,000 graduates this weekend during the Doctoral Hooding Ceremony on May 13 and Spring Commencement on May 14. Nearly 300 of Carolina’s doctoral candidates will be recognized at the hooding ceremony at 9:30 a.m at the Dean E. Smith Center. Graduate students…

Campus organizations celebrate graduates

In the days leading up to the University’s Doctoral Hooding ceremony and main Commencement at Kenan Stadium, Chancellor Carol L. Folt and University leaders are celebrating with the soon-to-be graduates at smaller graduations hosted by campus groups. The graduation celebrations began May 5 with the Carolina Grad Student F1RSTS — a program for graduate students…