Campus Updates

Update from University leadership on race relations

Dear Carolina Community: Like all of you, we have been deeply moved by what has been another historic week on college campuses across the nation. Once again, our country is witnessing how racial tensions and collective responses to those tensions drive change and spark calls for immediate action. From events on our own campus, to…

Latin American Studies celebrates 100th anniversary

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is celebrating the 100th anniversary of Latin American Studies on campus during the 2015-16 academic year. “This is a remarkable anniversary,” says Jonathan Hartlyn, senior associate dean for social sciences and global programs in the UNC College of Arts and Sciences and a scholar of Latin American…

Thompson honored with inaugural Dean Smith Award

Dean Smith wouldn’t have been a fan of an award named after him. But when the United States Basketball Writers Association established the Dean Smith Award earlier this year to honor the late Hall of Fame basketball coach, it was only fitting that Smith’s longtime friend and pupil received the inaugural honor. “There’s nobody that…

Kenan-Flagler presents 2015 alumni awards

The University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School honored six alumni at its 17th annual Alumni Association Awards ceremony on Nov. 6. The awards recognize members of the UNC Kenan-Flagler community who personify the School’s core values of excellence, leadership, integrity, community and teamwork. “These awards celebrate alumni who have distinguished themselves through their careers,…

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…