Campus Updates

Chancellor’s Fellows to host information session Feb. 8

The Office of the Chancellor is looking for up to three recent Carolina graduates to work alongside high-ranking University officials through the prestigious Chancellor’s Fellows program. Designed to teach fellows the inner workings of a higher-education institution, the program assigns fellows to projects both within the Chancellor’s Office and in other units across the university.…

Campus message: University Awards for the Advancement of Women

On behalf of the Offices of the Chancellor and the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost, the Carolina Women’s Center is pleased to announce the call for nominations for the 2016 University Awards for the Advancement of Women. This award recognizes contributions to the advancement of women at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for…

Northern rattlesnake-master named 2016 North Carolina Wildflower of the Year

The Northern rattlesnake-master (Eryngium yuccifolium), an unusual prairie species native to the eastern and central United States, has been named the 2016 North Carolina Wildflower of the Year by the North Carolina Botanical Garden (NCBG), part of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and the Garden Club of North Carolina, Inc. With a…

Carolina sets 11th consecutive record for first-year applications

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has set an 11th consecutive record for first-year applications – an increase of 12 percent over last year and the second largest increase within the last 25 years. As of Jan. 25, Carolina’s 35,748 first-year applicants come from all 100 counties in North Carolina, all 50 states…

UNC-Chapel Hill General Alumni Association presents faculty service awards

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s General Alumni Association has honored the dean of the school of pharmacy and an American studies professor with its Faculty Service Awards. Dean Robert “Bob” Blouin of the UNC-Chapel Hill Eshelman School of Pharmacy and Joy Kasson, professor emeritus in Carolina’s Department of American studies, College of…

Message from Chancellor Folt: Update on race, equity and inclusion

Dear Campus Community: As I promised in my recent welcome back message, I am writing to share actions we are taking to build upon the crucial conversations about race, equity, and inclusion that our students launched at Carolina last semester. I want to begin by thanking our students for your willingness to get involved and…

University Teaching Awards announced

Twenty-four instructors and teaching assistants have been named winners of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s 2016 University Teaching Awards. The recipients, recently announced by Chancellor Carol L. Folt and Provost James W. Dean, Jr., will be recognized at center court during halftime at the Carolina vs. Pittsburgh men’s basketball game on Feb.…

UNC joins ‘African Arts’ journal editorial consortium

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has joined a consortium of universities who will share editorial oversight and financial support for African Arts, the oldest continuously publishing journal in the field of African art history. African Arts is a quarterly journal published by the UCLA James S. Coleman African Studies Center. UCLA will partner with UNC-Chapel…

Nominations due Feb. 12 for University Awards for the Advancement of Women

Nominations for 2016 University Awards for the Advancement of Women are due by February 12. Four awards will be given to a UNC-Chapel Hill faculty member ($5,000), staff member ($5,000) and two students ($2,500 each for one undergraduate and one graduate student) of any gender who promote the advancement of women at Carolina. Submit nominations…