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Collaborating across the state

UNC-Chapel Hill is partnering with other UNC system schools on a number of exciting initiatives, educating the next generation of leaders and helping solve problems across the state.

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UNC-Chapel Hill is at the heart of what’s next, preparing talented students from different perspectives and life experiences to become creators, explorers, entrepreneurs and leaders. Tar Heels develop a voice for critical thought and the courage to guide change.

Carolina’s nationally recognized teaching, groundbreaking research and dedication to public service continue a legacy that began when the University was chartered in 1789 and opened to students four years later.

  • 1stand only public university in the United States to award degrees in the 18th century.
  • No. 1public university in the South (Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education 2022 College Rankings)
  • No. 4public school in the country in U.S. News & World Report's 2024 Best Colleges rankings.
  • 60national championships won by the Tar Heels

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  1. 2024 Frank B. Hanes Writer-in-Residence, Terrance Hayes, Reading, Tuesday, February 27, 2024

    Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall

    Tue, February 2707:30 pm

    2024 Frank B. Hanes Writer-in-Residence, Terrance Hayes, Reading, Tuesday, February 27, 2024
  2. Whole Community Connection – Community-Academic Partnerships in Edgecombe and Robeson County

    Thu, February 2912:00 pm

    Whole Community Connection – Community-Academic Partnerships in Edgecombe and Robeson County
  3. Susannah Stewart performs with UNC Symphony Orchestra

    UNC Symphony Orchestra | MFE 23-24

    Hill Hall

    Thu, February 2907:30 pm

    UNC Symphony Orchestra | MFE 23-24
  4. stylized illustration of people in front of flowering bushes, the Old Well and campus buildings

    Total WellBeing Expo

    Fetzer Hall

    Wed, March 1311:00 am

    Total WellBeing Expo