UNC launches academic theme focusing on water

Drawing upon internationally recognized faculty expertise, Carolina will mobilize around water through a new two-year, campus-wide academic theme. Key issues will include ensuring water is available to and safe for people around the world since that access affects their health and the economy.

Carolina helps lead new U.S. effort to tackle global water issues

UNC water experts are among the key members of the U.S. Water Partnership, a public-private group formed to share knowledge and find solutions to global water accessibility challenges, especially in developing countries.

Professorship supports initiatives to improve world water, sanitation

A Chapel Hill couple has given the Gillings School of Global Public Health the means to retain or recruit a professor who is a global leader in research and policies for improving access to clean water and sanitation.

Record numbers apply to Carolina

Carolina has offered admission to 7,571 outstanding first-year students to become the Class of 2016. The candidates were chosen from a record 29,486 applicants — an increase of 24 percent over last year.

Pharmacy receives $2.5 million gift from PPD Inc. founder

The Eshelman School of Pharmacy has received a $2.5 million gift from alumnus Fred Eshelman to expand research programs and help transform the classroom experience for pharmacy students.

A conversation with alumnus Ryan Allis

Chancellor Holden Thorp discusses how alumnus Ryan Allis got his start as an entrepreneur as an undergraduate. He helped start the entrepreneurship club on campus and went on to co-found iContact, a social media company.

Carolina’s beauty shines in spring

University Photographer Dan Sears has captured plenty of scenes that show a bit of Carolina’s spring beauty in a new photo gallery posted on the University’s Facebook page.

Drug helps purge hidden HIV virus, study shows

UNC researchers have successfully flushed latent HIV infection from hiding, with a drug used to treat certain types of lymphoma. Tackling latent HIV in the immune system is critical to finding a cure for AIDS.

UNC to offer new online MPA program for working professionals

The School of Government will offer its master of public administration program in a new format designed for working professionals and others seeking the accessibility and flexibility of an online program.
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