Campus Updates

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,…

Morehead Planetarium and Science Center announces $5.2 million renovation

Get ready to reimagine the Morehead Planetarium and Science Center. Morehead officials on Thursday announced plans for a $5.2 million renovation to turn the nearly 70-year-old building at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill into a modern-day, technology-advanced science hub. “Our planetarium has a wonderful, long and storied history,” Chancellor Carol L. Folt…

Message from Chancellor Carol L. Folt and Emil J. Kang: Arts Everywhere

Dear Campus Community, Spring is always an exciting time of year on our beautiful campus, with flowers and trees in bloom and many activities leading up the end of the academic year. This year it’s especially exciting because we are launching Arts Everywhere, a groundbreaking campus-wide arts initiative. Our goal is to enhance the way…

Welcome home the Tar Heels

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will hold a welcome reception for the 2017 NCAA champion men’s basketball team at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday at the Smith Center. Doors will open at 5 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public.  Concessions and Final Four merchandise will be available. Celebration Public Parking…

Championship Monday watch party

On Monday April 3, fans are invited to watch the Tar Heels play Gonzaga in the NCAA championship game in the Smith Center. Tipoff is at 9:19 p.m. The game will be displayed on a large projector screen as well as the four Smith Center video boards. The Carolina Basketball Museum will be open from 10…

Two UNC-Chapel Hill students earn Goldwater Scholarships

The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program named University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill second-year student Scott Emmons and third-year student Sarah Miller as 2017 Goldwater Scholars. This prestigious scholarship provides up to $7,500 per year for eligible educational expenses to students who excel in academics and who plan to pursue research…