Campus Updates

University officials monitoring winter storm forecast

With the National Weather Service predicting the possibility of winter weather tonight followed by the possibility of a winter storm that may have a significant impact on central North Carolina starting early Friday through Saturday, UNC-Chapel Hill officials are closely monitoring those conditions to inform decisions about the status of campus operations. Officials will consider…

Connecting North Carolina to the 21st century

North Carolina residents will vote March 15 on a $2 billion bond designed to connect North Carolina to the 21st century through statewide investments in education, parks, safety, recreation and water and sewer infrastructure. The last time voters approved a bond like this was 15 years ago. Since then, North Carolina’s population has grown by…

Student Stores Pharmacy opens January 13

The Grand Opening Celebration of the Student Stores Pharmacy will take place on Wednesday, January 13 from 9am to 6pm. There will be health-related giveaways and chance to win a $200 gift card to Student Stores. The Student Stores Pharmacy is located on the 3rd floor of Daniels Student Stores. UNC-Chapel Hill faculty and staff…

Carolina’s MBA@UNC among best in the country

U.S. News & World Report has ranked the University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School’s MBA@UNC program No. 3 in its second ranking of online MBA programs. UNC Kenan-Flagler has enrolled more than 1,300 students in MBA@UNC and graduated more than 500 since the program launched in 2011. Today more than 725 students – from…

Carolina to celebrate, honor legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will celebrate and commemorate the legacy and ideals of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., with a range of events that highlight the intersection of diversity, inclusion and social justice during the 2016 MLK Celebration Week that runs from Jan. 17 through 24. Carolina began its campus-wide program…

Paerl, Band honored for lifetime achievement by AGU

Carolina’s Hans Paerl, a renowned marine and environmental scientist known for his work on the ecological causes and impacts of toxic algae blooms in aquatic ecosystems, was honored Dec. 16 at an award ceremony for his election to the American Geophysical Union, one of the most prestigious communities of geophysicists and marine scientists in the…