Campus Updates

Nine recognized for work to further diversity and inclusion

Nine people or groups received 2017 University Diversity Awards for significant contributions to the enhancement, support and furtherance of diversity and inclusion on the Carolina campus and in the community. The ninth annual awards event, sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs, was held April 4 in Wilson Library. “This year’s recipients combined…

Carolina’s Innovation Showcase features promising commercial, social ventures

More than 300 entrepreneurs, investors and community leaders from across the region gathered at UNC’s Annual Innovation Showcase to connect, share and collaborate with faculty, students and staff who are launching new social and commercial enterprises. Hosted by Innovate Carolina at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the high-energy event featured 70 promising…

Tar Heels celebrate at Rammy Awards

Carolina Athletics celebrated the successes of the past year at the fifth-annual Rammy Awards Monday evening at Memorial Hall in the center of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus. The ceremony highlighted leaders in athletic performance, academic achievement and community service, recognizing both individual student-athletes and teams, as well as the department’s longest-tenured…

Anson Dorrance shares thoughts on character in his Last Lecture

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s women’s soccer coach Anson Dorrance performs the same ritual before each National Championship game his team plays (a whopping 24, with 22 of those victories). It doesn’t have anything to do with superstition. It’s all about appreciation. “I spend the entire day and half the night before the…

Carolina’s edible garden part of Earth Day celebration

As part of the Earth Day celebration on April 22, nearly 100 people helped plant seeds and paint garden signs in the edible garden at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Chancellor Folt was among those who attended the event. She planted a fig tree and chatted with student volunteers. The North Carolina…

UNC-Chapel Hill to promote campus safety at CarolinaSafe Spring Fest

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will host its first CarolinaSafe Spring Fest from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on April 20 on the South Building stairs at Polk Place. Sponsored by the Office of the Chancellor and the Department of Public Safety, the event will promote campus safety resources and highlight the University’s new mobile…

UNC-Chapel Hill celebrating Earth Week 2017

Earth Week, April 17-22, is UNC-Chapel Hill’s annual celebration to demonstrate support for environmental protection and a time to look forward to continuing progress in sustainability at Carolina. Campus departments, student groups and other organizations are hosting an event-packed week. Students, faculty, staff and community members are invited to learn about sustainable initiatives on campus,…