Campus Updates

UNC-Chapel Hill alumni association honors three for outstanding service

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill General Alumni Association (GAA) honored Carolina’s undergraduate admissions director and two alumni who have drawn on their business experience to support the University and the association. Recipients of the 2017 Distinguished Service Medals are Stephen Farmer, vice provost for enrollment and undergraduate admissions; Michael Kennedy, senior client partner…

Improvement Science symposium to be held May 19

Carolina faculty members will give 40 “lightning” five-minute talks and discuss posters about their work in improvement science at a campuswide symposium on May 19. The event – “Toward a Carolina Improvement Science Initiative: A Lightning Symposium” – brings together more than 100 Carolina faculty, staff and graduate students who are working on improvement at…

Parking, other information for Commencement

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will celebrate its more than 6,000 graduates this weekend during the Doctoral Hooding Ceremony on May 13 and Spring Commencement on May 14. Nearly 300 of Carolina’s doctoral candidates will be recognized at the hooding ceremony at 9:30 a.m at the Dean E. Smith Center. Graduate students…

Campus organizations celebrate graduates

In the days leading up to the University’s Doctoral Hooding ceremony and main Commencement at Kenan Stadium, Chancellor Carol L. Folt and University leaders are celebrating with the soon-to-be graduates at smaller graduations hosted by campus groups. The graduation celebrations began May 5 with the Carolina Grad Student F1RSTS — a program for graduate students…

UNC hosts reception at Winston House in London for alumni, friends

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill hosted a reception for more than 80 alumni and friends at Winston House in London. The reception was a prelude to the upcoming year of programming to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Winston House, Carolina’s European hub in historic Bedford Square. The gathering on April 26, offered alumni…

The Morehead-Cain Foundation announces its Class of 2021

The Morehead-Cain Foundation, home of the first merit scholarship program in the U.S. and founded at the first public university in the country, is proud to announce its class of 2021. This fall, Morehead-Cain will welcome to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 66 new Morehead-Cain Scholars from across North Carolina, the U.S.…

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…