Campus Updates

Senioritis circa 1841: a student’s journal

For all those members of the Class of 2014 who are eyeing the May 11 graduation date like it just won’t get here soon enough — you are not the first Tar Heel to experience senioritis. The condition has been around a very long time. While it’s not possible to ask a student from the…

Tracy Raines: from biotech to UNC lab

Unlike many graduate students in the biosciences, Biology student Tracy Raines didn’t get a lot of early exposure to hands on science in high school or do any research during her undergraduate years.

Lauder remembers journalism professor Chuck Stone

Val Lauder, who taught feature writing for 31 years at the University of North Carolina’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication, remembers former UNC journalism professor Charles Sumner “Chuck” Stone Jr. Stone died yesterday (April 6) at the age of 89.   Chuck Stone’s passing is a loss to so many – to his family…

University of Tübingen, UNC explore strengthening partnership

UNC-Chapel Hill Chancellor Carol L. Folt and Provost James W. Dean Jr. on Thursday welcomed two members of a delegation from Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen in Germany. Led by President Bernd Engler, the group is at Carolina for two days to explore opportunities to expand the partnership between the universities by enhancing research and collaborations…

Students: use ConnectCarolina

Dear Students, You may have received an email or social media posts regarding Carolina Class Master claiming to be a viable alternative to ConnectCarolina in registering for fall 2014 classes. Please be aware that Carolina Class Master is not an official University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill site. The University’s Information Technology Services (ITS)…

UNC honors 11 people, groups for public service

Neighborhood engagement, promoting health literacy in the Latino community and expanding interpersonal violence prevention at UNC are some of the projects the University has recognized with 2014 Public Service Awards. Eleven individuals and organizations representing students, faculty, staff and community partners were honored Wednesday afternoon at the annual Public Service Awards celebration, sponsored by the…

Six to receive prestigious Massey Awards

Six employees have been selected by Chancellor Carol L. Folt to receive a 2014 C. Knox Massey Distinguished Service Award, one of the most coveted distinctions the University gives faculty and staff. The late C. Knox Massey of Durham created the awards in 1980 to recognize “unusual, meritorious or superior contributions” by University employees. In…