Campus Updates

A look back at Commencement

More than 2,000 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill students turned their tassels last weekend at the annual Winter Commencement. Here’s a look back at our Winter Commencement coverage, in case you missed it: Hogans, heroes: Faculty couple wed to student success Q&A with Commencement speaker Kelly Hogan ‘Beyond persistent’ ‘Failure wasn’t an option’…

Nobel winner to donate prize money to Chapel Hill foundation

Aziz Sancar, the Sarah Graham Kenan Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics, is under contract with the Nobel Foundation to donate the entire share of his 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry award money to the Aziz & Gwen Sancar Foundation of Chapel Hill. Sancar’s total prize money exceeds $310,000, one-third of the total prize amount. The…

UNC-Chapel Hill announces new degree pathway program for military population

Following the introduction earlier this year of a number of new initiatives to support the armed forces, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill announces plans to expand the UNC CORE general education program to include an undergraduate general education certificate. Targeted to launch in the Fall 2016 semester, the certificate is the first…

Parking, other information for Commencement

Kelly Hogan, Director of Instructional Innovation for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s College of Arts and Sciences and Senior STEM Lecturer in the College’s Biology Department, will deliver the address during UNC-Chapel Hill’s Winter Commencement on Dec. 13. Chancellor Carol L. Folt will preside over the ceremony, which will begin at 2…

Giddens to perform at UNC-Chapel Hill in February

Carolina Performing Arts at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill announced that Rhiannon Giddens, singer/songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and founding member of the Grammy Award-winning Carolina Chocolate Drops has been added to the 2015-2016 season, with a performance in recognition of Black History Month on Feb. 28 at Memorial Hall. Accompanied by cellist Leyla McCalla…

Red Cross joins UNC-Chapel Hill community to give ‘gift of life’

In this season of giving, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is teaming with the American Red Cross to offer patients the gift of life. The 17th annual Carolina Holiday Blood Drive takes place Dec. 8 at Fetzer Hall on South Road. UNC-Chapel Hill students, faculty, staff and community members who give blood…

Message from Chancellor Carol L. Folt

Dear Campus Community, Thank you to the hundreds of students, faculty and staff who came to Memorial Hall last night, the hundreds who viewed the live stream of the Town Hall, and the thousands more who have already viewed an archived version of the event on unc.edu. If you were unable to join the Town…