Campus Updates

Lauder remembers journalism professor Chuck Stone

Val Lauder, who taught feature writing for 31 years at the University of North Carolina’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication, remembers former UNC journalism professor Charles Sumner “Chuck” Stone Jr. Stone died yesterday (April 6) at the age of 89.   Chuck Stone’s passing is a loss to so many – to his family…

University of Tübingen, UNC explore strengthening partnership

UNC-Chapel Hill Chancellor Carol L. Folt and Provost James W. Dean Jr. on Thursday welcomed two members of a delegation from Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen in Germany. Led by President Bernd Engler, the group is at Carolina for two days to explore opportunities to expand the partnership between the universities by enhancing research and collaborations…

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…