Campus Updates

144 at UNC-Chapel Hill inducted into Phi Beta Kappa

Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest and most honored college honorary society, has inducted 144 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill students as new members. The recent induction ceremony featured remarks by Emil J. Kang, Carolina’s Executive Director for the Arts and the Executive and Artistic Director of Carolina Performing Arts. New members received…

Carolina selected as No. 4 best performing university business accelerator

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been recognized among the top five best performing university business accelerators in North America, based on a 2015 benchmark study by UBI Global, a thought leader in performance analysis of business incubators around the world. Carolina received the honor for Launch Chapel Hill, a start-up accelerator…

Carolina celebrates American Indian Heritage Month

From film viewings and performances to cultural events and lectures, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will celebrate American Indian heritage throughout November. Boasting a variety of events for the Carolina community, American Indian Heritage Month aims to “celebrate indigenous knowledge and bring awareness to the contributions and roles American Indians play on…

Homegrown Halloween to be held on Franklin Street

Homegrown Halloween – the community effort to keep Halloween on Franklin Street a smaller and safer local event – will be held on Saturday, Oct. 31, with Franklin Street closing from 8:30 to 11 p.m.  in anticipation of crowds. “We are opening up Franklin Street earlier this year, extending to local families who would like…

University will test emergency sirens Oct. 28

The University’s emergency sirens will sound on Wednesday, Oct. 28, at 6:30 p.m. This is a test of the Alert Carolina system, which is part of the University’s ongoing safety awareness campaign. No action is required. While the University tests the sirens each semester to make sure the equipment works properly—and the first test was…

Message from Chancellor Carol L. Folt: New UNC System President

Dear Carolina Community, It’s my pleasure to share with you that today the UNC Board of Governors unanimously elected Margaret Spellings, President of the George W. Bush Presidential Center and former U.S. Secretary of Education, as the next president of the 17-campus University of North Carolina. Upon her election, President-elect Spellings said, “I believe that…

Message from Chancellor Folt and University leaders

Dear Carolina Community: We are writing to make you aware of a rally that may bring hundreds of people to McCorkle Place from approximately 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 25. Some of you may have seen a letter to the editor about this event by Student Body President Houston Summers in today’s Daily…