Campus Updates

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…

UNC hosts reception at Winston House in London for alumni, friends

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill hosted a reception for more than 80 alumni and friends at Winston House in London. The reception was a prelude to the upcoming year of programming to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Winston House, Carolina’s European hub in historic Bedford Square. The gathering on April 26, offered alumni…

The Morehead-Cain Foundation announces its Class of 2021

The Morehead-Cain Foundation, home of the first merit scholarship program in the U.S. and founded at the first public university in the country, is proud to announce its class of 2021. This fall, Morehead-Cain will welcome to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 66 new Morehead-Cain Scholars from across North Carolina, the U.S.…

Nine recognized for work to further diversity and inclusion

Nine people or groups received 2017 University Diversity Awards for significant contributions to the enhancement, support and furtherance of diversity and inclusion on the Carolina campus and in the community. The ninth annual awards event, sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs, was held April 4 in Wilson Library. “This year’s recipients combined…

Carolina’s Innovation Showcase features promising commercial, social ventures

More than 300 entrepreneurs, investors and community leaders from across the region gathered at UNC’s Annual Innovation Showcase to connect, share and collaborate with faculty, students and staff who are launching new social and commercial enterprises. Hosted by Innovate Carolina at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the high-energy event featured 70 promising…

Tar Heels celebrate at Rammy Awards

Carolina Athletics celebrated the successes of the past year at the fifth-annual Rammy Awards Monday evening at Memorial Hall in the center of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus. The ceremony highlighted leaders in athletic performance, academic achievement and community service, recognizing both individual student-athletes and teams, as well as the department’s longest-tenured…

Anson Dorrance shares thoughts on character in his Last Lecture

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s women’s soccer coach Anson Dorrance performs the same ritual before each National Championship game his team plays (a whopping 24, with 22 of those victories). It doesn’t have anything to do with superstition. It’s all about appreciation. “I spend the entire day and half the night before the…