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Chancellor Holden Thorp shares an online video address with the Carolina community in conjunction with University Day. The speech reflects on the University’s accomplishments and challenges over the past year and outlines what the chancellor believes will be important for Carolina to remain successful as one of America’s great universities in the future. For University Day highlights, including links to Governor Bev Perdue’s University Day convocation speech, check uncnews.unc.edu.

Leading undergraduate education: Meet Karen Gil

She’s been at UNC since 1995. Now the psychology professor leads UNC's largest and oldest unit– the College of Art and Sciences, which has always been at the academic center of the Carolina experience. Gil reflects on the role of the college in these changing times.

Journalism gift funds student news project, professorship

The School of Journalism and Mass Communication is launching a major experimental student news project and audience research initiative funded by a $3.5 million gift from the estate of alumnus Reese Felts. It is the largest single gift ever by an individual to the school.

Researchers study impact of hurricanes on N.C. coast

Researchers at the Institute of Marine Sciences in Morehead City say North Carolina’s jutting coastline and low-lying terrain down east makes North Carolina vulnerable to hurricanes. Their research focuses on mitigating the devastating effects hurricanes can have on the environment and ecosystems.

North Carolina Cancer Hospital Opens

The North Carolina Cancer Hospital just opened, ushering in a new era for cancer care and treatment for patients and their families. The hospital, the clinical home of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, triples the previous patient care space. It is the state’s only public cancer hospital.

Cancer Genome Atlas Grant to help shape national effort

Carolina will house one of 12 centers that are part of a new federal initiative to systematically characterize the genomic changes that occur in cancer. The five-year Cancer Genome Atlas Grant award is valued at between $13 million and $20 million.

A Century of Carolina Basketball

Check out this video tribute to honor the 100 years of the Carolina basketball program. It’s currently featured on the University’s YouTube Channel.
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