Campus Updates

152 at UNC-Chapel Hill inducted into Phi Beta Kappa

Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest and most honored college honorary society, has inducted 152 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill students as new members. The recent induction ceremony featured remarks by Dr. Rachel Willis, UNC-Chapel Hill professor of American studies. New members received certificates and Phi Beta Kappa keys, the organization’s symbol. Phi…

Fans invited to welcome back men’s basketball team

Fans wishing to greet members of the men’s basketball team after their Final Four trip to Houston may welcome the team back to Chapel Hill outside Entrance D at the Smith Center at approximately 2 p.m. on Tuesday. Parking will be available in the Manning Lot, Bowles Lot and Craige Deck. Check back with GoHeels.com,…

Smith Center to host championship game viewing party

The University of North Carolina men’s basketball team may be playing more than 1,000 miles away on Monday night, but the Dean Smith Center will be far from quiet as the top-seeded Tar Heels face Villanova in the NCAA title game. Carolina Athletics and Carolina After Dark at Student Wellness will be hosting a viewing…

Smith Center to host Final Four viewing party

The University of North Carolina men’s basketball team may be playing more than 1,000 miles away on Saturday night, but the Dean Smith Center be far from quiet as the No. 1 Tar Heels take on Syracuse in the Final Four. Carolina Athletics and Carolina After Dark at Student Wellness will be hosting a viewing…

Researchers behind landmark study on adolescent health receive Golden Goose Award

Five researchers whose determined pursuit of knowledge about the factors that influence adolescent health led to one of the most influential longitudinal studies of human health—with far-reaching and often unanticipated impacts on society—will receive the first 2016 Golden Goose Award. The Golden Goose Award honors scientists whose federally funded work may have seemed odd or…

UNC-Chapel Hill wins 2016 Senator Paul Simon Spotlight Award

This February, NAFSA: Association of International Educators selected the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as a winner of the 2016 Senator Paul Simon Spotlight Award. The award is granted to just three universities each year that demonstrate innovation and creativity in a particular area of internationalization. NAFSA presented the Spotlight Award in the…

Message from University leadership: Update on House Bill 2

Dear Campus Community, We are writing to update you on our efforts to understand and address the effects of House Bill 2 that was passed by the NC General Assembly and signed by Gov. Pat McCrory on Wednesday, March 23.  Since then, we’ve heard from a great many students, staff and faculty, both those who…

Carolina honors 10 individuals and organizations for public service

Programs to support Native American tribes in North Carolina, a mental health initiative for refugees and local youth programs are just some of the projects recognized by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill during the 2016 Public Service Awards. Sponsored by the Carolina Center for Public Service, individuals and organizations representing students, faculty,…