Research Hooks Undergraduates

Before Margo Williams enrolled in Psychology 395, she had no idea a single course would draw on both her majors, allow her to contribute to important research on young children and cement her career choice. The Charlotte native, who graduated in May, will soon start working as a research assistant in a UNC lab, while applying to Ph.D. programs in clinical psychology. “It’s a real-life application of what we’re learning in other classes,” says Williams. “It’s an amazing experience.” Read the article »

Jim Dean named provost; Chris Kielt to become CIO

Jim Dean named provost; Chris Kielt to become CIO

James (Jim) W. Dean Jr., a longtime faculty member and dean of Kenan-Flagler Business School, has been appointed as the next executive vice chancellor and provost. Chris Kielt has been named vice chancellor and chief information officer. Both appointments begin July 1.
Surgical team brings hearing to a 3-year-old boy

Surgical team brings hearing to 3-year-old boy

Surgeons at UNC Health Care recently performed the first-ever auditory brain stem implant done in a child. Three-year-old Grayson Clamp from Charlotte was born with no cochlear nerves and as a result could not hear.
'Rite of Spring' catches and sparks

‘Rite of Spring’ catches and sparks

Carolina Performing Arts celebrated the 100th anniversary of the bold French ballet, “The Rite of Spring,“ with a season of performances that revisited and re-interpreted the noted avant-garde masterpiece and garnered attention from around the world.
Financial Times ranks Kenan-Flagler program No. 8 in world

Financial Times ranks Kenan-Flagler program No. 8 in world

The Financial Times ranked UNC Kenan-Flagler No. 8 overall in the world and No. 4 in the United States for its customized leadership development and business education programs that help organizations address business challenges.
UNC faculty receives American Cancer Society highest honor

Rimer receives American Cancer Society highest honor

Barbara K. Rimer, dean of UNC’s Gillings School of Global Public Health, received the American Cancer Society’s Medal of Honor for outstanding contributions to fighting cancer. This award represents the society’s highest honor.
Shealy named College Athlete of the year

Shealy named College Athlete of the Year

Loren Shealy, a rising junior on the North Carolina field hockey team, has been named Sports Illustrated’s College Athlete of the Year in recognition of her academic and athletic success. Shealy, a finance major, is a Robertson Scholar, through which she attends Duke in addition to UNC.
UNC Facebook reaches 200,000 fans

UNC Facebook reaches 200,000 fans

UNC’s official Facebook site has a rapidly expanding audience and this month surpassed 200,000 fans. Please visit Facebook to keep up with the latest news and information and connect with other Tar Heels.
Tar Heels reach College World Series

Tar Heels reach College World Series

The top-seeded Tar Heels earned their 10th trip to the College World Series on Monday with a 5-4 win over the South Carolina Gamecocks. Visit GoHeels.com to follow the team in Omaha.
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