Campus Updates

Early voting available until November 5

Early voting for the 2016 election runs Oct. 20 through Nov. 5. Remember that same-day registration is available during early voting. The deadline to register to vote on Election Day has passed. To register to vote during the early voting period, be sure to bring proof of residency, showing your name and current address. If…

EPA awards multimillion-dollar contract to Carolina to protect air quality

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Institute for the Environment has been awarded a seven-year contract worth up to $10.2 million from the Environmental Protection Agency to continue and expand operations of its Center for Community Air Quality Modeling and Analysis. Established in 2001, the EPA’s center has been hosted at Carolina since…

Kibbe, Sancar elected to National Academy of Medicine

Melina Kibbe and Aziz Sancar, professors at the UNC School of Medicine, have been elected to the National Academy of Medicine in recognition of their outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service. Election is considered one of the highest honors in the field of medicine. Kibbe is the Zach D. Owens Distinguished Professor and Chair…

Carolina researchers earn five NIH BRAIN Initiative grants

Four researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill were granted five awards totaling more than $7 million in the second round of the NIH BRAIN (Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies) Initiative awards the announcement of which coincided with President Obama’s White House Frontiers Conference in Pittsburgh on Oct. 13 By accelerating…

Message about Hurricane Matthew disaster relief efforts

As you know, eastern North Carolina is facing extensive flooding and devastation from Hurricane Matthew that has not been seen since Hurricane Floyd caused unprecedented and lasting damage in 1999. As we were then, Carolina is ready to provide support and relief as communities deal with Matthew’s aftermath.

Your moments from University Day

The laying of Old East’s cornerstone 223 years ago marked the founding of UNC-Chapel Hill and is the reason University Day is celebrated each year. Enjoy these moments as the #UNC community honored the nation’s first public university!

Portion of Cameron Avenue closed on Thursday

The portion of Cameron Avenue running through the central part of campus will be closed to through traffic on Thursday, Oct. 13 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. The closure will stretch between the intersections of Cameron with South Columbia Street, near the Carolina Inn, and Raleigh Street and Country Club Road, next to the…

Four faculty members honored with Hettleman awards

Four highly promising Carolina faculty members in diverse fields have been awarded the Philip and Ruth Hettleman Prizes for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement by Young Faculty. The recipients, who were recognized at the Sept. 16 Faculty Council meeting, are: Tamara L. Berg, associate professor in the Department of Computer Science; Jillian Dempsey, assistant professor in…

UNC-Chapel Hill named to President’s Honor Roll for Public Service

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been named to the 2015 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service. The honor roll recognizes U.S. colleges and universities that support exemplary community service programs and raise the visibility of best practices in campus community partnerships. UNC-Chapel…