Campus Updates

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…

Homegrown Halloween to be held on Franklin Street

Homegrown Halloween – the community effort to keep Halloween on Franklin Street a smaller and safer local event – will be held on Saturday, Oct. 31, with Franklin Street closing from 8:30 to 11 p.m.  in anticipation of crowds. “We are opening up Franklin Street earlier this year, extending to local families who would like…

University will test emergency sirens Oct. 28

The University’s emergency sirens will sound on Wednesday, Oct. 28, at 6:30 p.m. This is a test of the Alert Carolina system, which is part of the University’s ongoing safety awareness campaign. No action is required. While the University tests the sirens each semester to make sure the equipment works properly—and the first test was…