Campus Updates

UNC-Chapel Hill wins 2016 Senator Paul Simon Spotlight Award

This February, NAFSA: Association of International Educators selected the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as a winner of the 2016 Senator Paul Simon Spotlight Award. The award is granted to just three universities each year that demonstrate innovation and creativity in a particular area of internationalization. NAFSA presented the Spotlight Award in the…

Message from University leadership: Update on House Bill 2

Dear Campus Community, We are writing to update you on our efforts to understand and address the effects of House Bill 2 that was passed by the NC General Assembly and signed by Gov. Pat McCrory on Wednesday, March 23.  Since then, we’ve heard from a great many students, staff and faculty, both those who…

Carolina honors 10 individuals and organizations for public service

Programs to support Native American tribes in North Carolina, a mental health initiative for refugees and local youth programs are just some of the projects recognized by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill during the 2016 Public Service Awards. Sponsored by the Carolina Center for Public Service, individuals and organizations representing students, faculty,…

Carolina alumna selected as 2015-16 Carnegie Junior Fellows Program recipient

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill alumna, Caroline Zullo, Class of 2015, has been selected for the elite Carnegie Junior Fellows Program. She is Carolina’s first recipient of the one-year award in 25 years of record keeping by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. The Junior Fellows program provides substantive work experience at the…

‘Well Said’: University podcast to launch Wednesday

From March Madness to Cuban relations, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill community is playing a role in some of the most important topics and issues making headlines around the world. Join us every Wednesday for the University’s new “Well Said” podcast as we talk with Carolina’s newsmakers and experts. Each week, students,…

GEAB Impact Awards announced

Each year, the Graduate School awards the Graduate Education Advancement Board Impact Awards to graduate students in programs throughout the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for their powerful discoveries that contribute to a better future for people and communities in North Carolina. Doctoral and master’s students, working in close collaboration with their faculty…

Message from University leadership on House Bill 2

Dear Campus Community, On Thursday, March 24, the Public Facilities Privacy and Security Act (HB 2) was passed into law by the NC General Assembly and signed by Governor Pat McCrory. We are working closely with the UNC system’s General Administration to understand the law’s impact on our campus. Since the passage of this law,…

Message from Chancellor Folt on accolades, updates and activities

Dear Campus Community: I wanted to share some accolades and important updates about activities taking place around our campus. I am always delighted when there is news about recognition for the University. Just last week, many of our graduate programs earned recognition in the U.S. News and World Report’s 2017 edition of America’s Best Graduate…

UNC Board of Governors selects Crimmins for 2016 Teaching Excellence Award

The Board of Governors of the 17-campus University of North Carolina has selected University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Distinguished Professor Michael T. Crimmins, Department of Chemistry in the College of Arts and Sciences, for a 2016 Award for Excellence in Teaching Award. Crimmins is one of 17 recipients, nominated by special committees on…