Campus Updates

Students: use ConnectCarolina

Dear Students, You may have received an email or social media posts regarding Carolina Class Master claiming to be a viable alternative to ConnectCarolina in registering for fall 2014 classes. Please be aware that Carolina Class Master is not an official University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill site. The University’s Information Technology Services (ITS)…

UNC honors 11 people, groups for public service

Neighborhood engagement, promoting health literacy in the Latino community and expanding interpersonal violence prevention at UNC are some of the projects the University has recognized with 2014 Public Service Awards. Eleven individuals and organizations representing students, faculty, staff and community partners were honored Wednesday afternoon at the annual Public Service Awards celebration, sponsored by the…

Six to receive prestigious Massey Awards

Six employees have been selected by Chancellor Carol L. Folt to receive a 2014 C. Knox Massey Distinguished Service Award, one of the most coveted distinctions the University gives faculty and staff. The late C. Knox Massey of Durham created the awards in 1980 to recognize “unusual, meritorious or superior contributions” by University employees. In…

Tar Heels look to continue emotional basketball run

The news last fall that North Carolina women’s basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell had leukemia ripped through her team like a lightning bolt. The diagnosis came the same year Hatchell became the third head coach in women’s basketball to win 900 games – a few weeks after she was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall…

Powwow provides connection to heritage

About 1,500 people packed Woollen Gym on Saturday for Carolina’s 27th Annual Powwow. The celebration is the signature event sponsored by the Carolina Indian Circle and draws representatives from Native communities across North Carolina. “The Powwow allows me to stay connected with my heritage and provides a presence on campus for the Native community,” said…

April events sprouting

Happy spring!  April events are sprouting across Carolina.  Here’s a sampling, courtesy of UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences. Be sure to check out the University’s main events calendar for events that include the arts, athletics, lectures, concerts and more. Through April 13: NC Science Festival. Fun activities for the whole family, with regional scientists…

Carolina offers admission to 2,655 additional first-year candidates

UNC-Chapel Hill’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions on Friday released an additional round of decisions for 15,817 first-year candidates, offering admission to 2,655 students. The University received a total of 31,321 first-year applications this year — a ninth consecutive record, an increase of two percent over last year and an increase of 35 percent compared to…

UNC junior named Goldwater Scholar

Matthew James Leming, a junior at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been awarded a 2014 Goldwater Scholarship. UNC junior Samuel Jackson Resnick received an honorable mention. The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program of Springfield, Va., recently announced 283 recipients nationwide from a pool of 1,166 nominees. The…

Out like a lamb! March’s best photos

Spring came, left us, then returned in March. You’ll see it in some of these photos, which also include a few from Carolina’s Instagram and Flickr, all about life on campus. Submit yours and help tell the world about Carolina! Enjoy the March memories. Daffodils near McIver Residence Hall announce spring’s arrival. Time to talk…