Explore Carolina

From research initiatives to student life and Tar Heel traditions, check out what’s going on at Carolina.

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    Pride at Carolina 2024

    During Pride Week, Carolina highlights the history, inclusion, intersectionality, expression and advocacy within LGBTQIA+ communities.

  • A group of graduate students walking on a brick pathway on the campus of UNC-Chapel Hill.

    Graduate Student Week

    This week we recognize the many contributions graduate and professional students make to research, teaching, and service at Carolina.

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    Women’s History Month 2024

    More than half of the Tar Heels enrolled at UNC-Chapel Hill today are women, but that hasn't always been the case. Take a closer look at how women’s history progressed at Carolina.

  • Crowds gathered talking to each other around balloons that say Match and 2023

    Match Day 2024

    Hundreds of students from the UNC School of Medicine and UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy will take the next step in their careers this week as they learn where they will complete their training.

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    The arts come to life at Carolina

    The arts are all around us at Carolina, and it's hard to imagine UNC-Chapel Hill without them. Check out the many ways the arts come to life on campus.

  • Map of North Carolina with dots on UNC System schools

    Collaborating across North Carolina

    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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    Computing at Carolina

    Ever since Carolina's first computer arrived in the 1950s, the University has been a place for research and work that enriches learning and prepares Tar Heels for meaningful careers. Learn how computer science and data science research comes to life at Carolina.

  • Springtime white leaves on a low-hanging branch of a tree in between two buildings. The sun shines in the upper left corner.

    Protecting your mental health

    Learn about campus resources and how Tar Heel students, faculty and staff are using outreach and research to prioritize mental health on campus and beyond.