Carolina ROTC students run Stairs to Remember at 6 a.m. at Kenan Memorial Stadium on Friday, Sept. 9. ROTC students and community members, including local firefighters and police officers, climbed 2,076 steps, the same number of steps that were in each of the World Trade Center Towers. Chapel Hill Fire Chief Matt Sullivan and Chapel Hill Police Chief Chris Blue participate along with UNC Chancellor Carol L. Folt.
Ackland Art Museum: The Ackland Art Museum is an academic unit of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and serves broad local, state and national constituencies.
Alternative Break Programs: APPLES’ Alternative Breaks provide an avenue for students to perform service activities across North Carolina, the Southeast, and the Mid-Atlantic.
American Indian Center: The mission of the American Indian Center is to bridge the richness of North Carolina’s American Indian cultures with the strengths of Carolina’s research, education and teaching.
APPLES Service-Learning: APPLES is a student-led program that builds sustainable, service-learning partnerships among students, faculty and communities in North Carolina and beyond.
Area Health Education Centers: The AHEC program helps meet the state’s health and health workforce needs by providing educational programs in partnership with academic institutions, health care agencies, and other organizations committed to improving the health of the people of North Carolina.
Campus Y: Through student dedication and commitment, the Y is a leader in on-campus discussion and dialogue and off-campus service and activism.
Carolina College Advising Corps: The Carolina College Advising Corps helps low-income, first-generation and underrepresented students find their way to college by placing recent UNC-Chapel Hill graduates as advisers in high schools across North Carolina.
Carolina Women’s Center: The center is a leader on efforts and initiatives related to gender equity and a hub for facilitating, supporting and conducting interdisciplinary research to create and disseminate data that fosters institutional and community change.
Center for Global Initiatives:The center’s goal is to cultivate ideas that have the potential to reshape intellectual communities; bridge disciplinary boundaries to generate diverse perspectives; and engage external audiences in the university’s global activities.
Community-Campus Partnership: this campus-wide initiative to forge effective partnerships with economically-distressed communities in North Carolina assembles multidisciplinary teams of UNC-Chapel Hill faculty, students and staff to work with and support community partners in a comprehensive way.
Friday Center for Continuing Education: The center serves the varied needs of adult learners through credit and noncredit course offerings and the operation of a continuing education conference facility.
Hunt Institute for Educational Leadership & Policy: Named for former Gov. James B. Hunt Jr., the institute was established to inspire elected officials and key policymakers to make informed decisions that result in improving the lives of all children through quality education.
Institute for the Environment: The institute seeks solutions to critical environmental issues to enable sustainable human communities and their coexistence with natural systems.
Morehead Planetarium & Science Center: Morehead informs and inspires the public about the foundations and frontiers of scientific discovery and, through innovative educational experiences, engages the public and the University community in a forum for interpreting contemporary science.
North Carolina Botanical Garden: For more than 30 years, the garden has been a leader in native plant conservation and education in the southeastern United States, with a mission to inspire understanding, appreciation and conservation of plants in gardens and natural areas and to advance a sustainable relationship between people and nature.
Renaissance Computing Institute: RENCI brings the latest cyber tools and technologies to bear on pressing problems and partner with North Carolina government agencies so they are able to better serve the state’s citizens.
Stone Center for Black Culture & History:The center’s mission is to encourage and support the critical examination of all dimensions of African-American, African and African diaspora cultures through sustained and open discussion, dialogue and debate.
World View: The program help schools and colleges prepare students to succeed in an interconnected, diverse and multicultural world.