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Carolina unveils innovation plan to better serve N.C. and the world

Carolina has a new plan to produce basic knowledge with the highest impact. “We want to create an environment where people feel comfortable taking risks and trying to address new problems,” says Chancellor Holden Thorp. “The goal is to engage everyone on campus, regardless of discipline.” “Innovate@Carolina: Important Ideas for a Better World” is a roadmap developed by alumni and friends, along with faculty and students. Carolina has raised more than $11 million toward a total $125 million goal to support the plan.

Carolina moving forward with football program

Chancellor Holden Thorp, Athletic Director Dick Baddour and Coach Butch Davis updated the Board of Trustees Nov. 18 as the fact-finding portion of the investigation into the football program winds down. Click here for details and video.

2 Named Rhodes Scholars

Seniors Laurence Deschamps-Laporte and Steven Paul Shorkey Jr. have won Rhodes Scholarships. Both are Morehead-Cain Scholars. UNC has produced 47 Rhodes winners; 29 of the 32 winners since 1957 have been Morehead-Cain Program graduates.

Carolina 30th on list of top world universities

The London-based Times Higher Education magazine has ranked Carolina 30th on a new list of the world’s top universities for 2010-11. UNC also is 21st among U.S. universities.

Meet the Class of 2014

Admissions Director Steve Farmer says statistics alone don’t tell the story of Carolina’s Class of 2014. Numbers can’t describe the true potential of applicants – or their character, or their heart.

Venable, Murray Halls open in latest science complex progress

The University just opened a new Venable Hall and Murray Hall in the Carolina Physical Science Complex – the most ambitious construction project in University history.

‘Century of Excellence’ Celebrates Basketball Tradition

Fans adding “Carolina Basketball: A Century of Excellence” to holiday shopping can receive 20% off and free shipping before Dec. 10. The UNC Press book features 175 photos; the University benefits from a portion of the proceeds.
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