Diversity and Inclusion

At Carolina, diversity and inclusion are about building understanding across differences, creating conditions to ensure the equitable educational and social benefits of diversity and cultivating an inclusive and supportive environment for undergraduate, graduate and professional students, faculty and staff – where every person feels valued and has an opportunity to add value.

Diversity Events

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    William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education100 Friday Center DriveChapel HillNC27517 | $30

    The MLK Week of Celebration begins with the 34th annual University/Community Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Banquet and Award Presentation. This year's speaker will be Dr. Reginald Hildebrand, awardee of UNC's Tanner Faculty Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching in 2012.

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    Memorial Hall |

    The 38th Annual MLK Keynote Lecture and Awards Ceremony will feature Ben Jealous, former president and CEO of the NAACP, as the keynote speaker, as well as presentations of the UNC MLK Student Scholarship and Unsung Heroes awards.

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    The Sonja Haynes Stone Center150 South RoadChapel HillNC27599 |

    Dr. Ibram X. Kendi will deliver this year's African American History Month Lecture. Winner of the National Book Award for Nonfiction for his NY Times best-seller, "Stamped from the Beginning," Kendi examines the cause and effect of racist ideas and policies.