Campus Updates

Message from Chancellor Carol L. Folt and Vice Chancellor Winston Crisp

Dear Carolina Community: This Sunday, September 7, marks the anniversary of the sad and tragic death of Faith Danielle Hedgepeth off campus in 2012. The American Indian Center, along with several co-sponsors, invites the campus community to observe a moment of silence to remember Faith during a public gathering on Monday at noon. The event…

Summer interns support rural entrepreneurs in eastern NC

Entrepreneurs can get plenty of free advice, but a UNC-Chapel Hill program makes sure that the free advice it provides comes from a valuable resource – smart, energetic MBA students. The Entrepreneur Technical Assistance Program (E-TAP) matches a student intern with a rural entrepreneur for 10 weeks to develop business plans, growth strategies, market research…

Message from Chancellor Carol L. Folt

Dear Carolina Community: I am pleased to write today to announce the adoption of a comprehensive revision to the University policy on sexual violence and discrimination. The policy, which also addresses harassment and related misconduct, interpersonal violence and stalking, applies to all students and employees. It affirms that the University does not discriminate on the…

New app turns cell phones into personal safety devices

To help the campus community remain safe, both on and off campus, the University is providing an app that turns cell phones into personal safety devices. The Rave Guardian Campus Safety App, a joint initiative between Student Affairs and the Department of Public Safety, is available to students, faculty and staff for free. With the…

Participate in the September photo challenge

Tar Heels, take a month-long photo challenge with us. Starting Sept. 1, we are inviting you to participate in a UNC-themed photo challenge. We’ve picked themes for each day that will take you to various parts of campus and give you a chance to show off your Carolina spirit. We also hope the challenge will…

Kadivar earns Keohane Distinguished Professorship

Since he began working at Duke, Mohsen Kadivar has worked closely with faculty and students both on campus and down the road a bit at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Both campuses boast small but well-regarded religious studies departments. When Kadivar joined Duke as a visiting professor in 2009, he was quickly…

Time flies during move-in

Carolina begins the fall semester with a Week of Welcome. But here’s a view that lasts minutes, not days. This time-lapse video covers the start of the semester with 28 different scenes.

Building education in Baghdad

This week, as first-year students at the UNC School of Medicine engage in a new and different curriculum, a delegation of doctors from Iraq’s University of Baghdad is on campus meeting professors, doctors, administrators and students to learn how UNC is teaching the next generation of doctors. The collaboration, funded through the International Medical Corps…

Faculty adventures: what they did this summer

During the summer, faculty in Carolina’s College of Arts and Sciences journeyed on a tandem bike ride across the country; on archaeological excavations to Greece, Turkey and Egypt; on a book research trip and music cultural diplomacy visit to India; and to El Alto, Bolivia, to study a cable car system in the highest city in the world.