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Rye Barcott, social entrepreneur, to speak at UNC-Chapel Hill Commencement

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Rye Barcott, social entrepreneur, to speak at UNC-Chapel Hill Commencement
U.S. Marine Corps veteran and co-founder of Carolina for Kibera to give keynote address
 
(Chapel Hill, N.C.— Feb. 15, 2018) –  Rye Barcott, social entrepreneur and a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will deliver the University’s spring Commencement address on May 13 in Kenan Stadium.
 
Before […]

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UNC-Chapel Hill experts available to discuss 2018 Winter Olympics

UNC-Chapel Hill experts available to discuss 2018 Winter Olympics
 
With the 2018 Winter Olympic Games approaching, UNC-Chapel Hill experts are available to discuss a variety of Olympic-related topics including historical links in history and the Olympics, athletic training, the consequences of traumatic injury specific to the Winter Games and more. To set up discussions and interviews with these experts, please email […]

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Carolina sets 13th consecutive record for first-year applications

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Carolina sets 13th consecutive record for first-year applications
The admitted Class of 2022 was selected from a record-setting 43,384 applicants.
 
(Chapel Hill, N.C. – Feb. 1, 2018) – For the 13th consecutive year, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill received a record number of first-year applications for fall 2018. The 43,384 applications reflect a 6 percent increase over […]

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UNC-Chapel Hill experts available to discuss the harsh 2017-2018 flu season

UNC-Chapel Hill experts available to discuss the harsh 2017-2018 flu season
 
As the nation experiences the worst flu season in nearly a decade, UNC-Chapel Hill infectious disease researchers are available to discuss infection rates in North Carolina and the United States, tips for preventing the flu, at-risk populations and pediatric flu concerns.
 
If you’d like to speak with an expert, call (919) […]

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Carolina Performing Arts opens CURRENT ArtSpace + Studio

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Carolina Performing Arts opens CURRENT ArtSpace + Studio
Immersive art space will open to the public Feb. 2
 
(Chapel Hill, N.C.— Jan. 31, 2018) – The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Carolina Performing Arts will open the new CURRENT ArtSpace + Studio on Friday, Feb. 2 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 11 a.m. followed by a community open […]

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New UNC-Chapel Hill Study Links Low Carbohydrate Intake to Increased Risk of Birth Defects

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New UNC-Chapel Hill Study Links Low Carbohydrate Intake to Increased Risk of Birth Defects
 
Study Underscores Importance of Dietary Folic Acid for Pregnant Women and Those Who Could Become Pregnant
 
(Chapel Hill, N.C.- Jan. 25, 2018)— Women who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant may want to avoid diets that reduce or eliminate carbohydrates, as they could increase the […]

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Chancellor Carol L. Folt names need-based scholarships to honor Bridge Builders

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Chancellor Carol L. Folt names need-based scholarships to honor Bridge Builders
Scholarships are named for those who helped fulfill Carolina’s mission as a public institution and whose leadership represents the values that define the University. 
 
(Chapel Hill, N.C.- Jan. 23, 2018)—After receiving nominations from the campus community and the general public, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill […]

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UNC-Chapel Hill and United Health Foundation Launch New $1.6 Million Partnership to Help Train and Diversify Next Generation of Health Data Experts

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Training will take place through “Project ENABLE” – Extensible Network-Accessible Biomedical Health Informatics Lifelong Learning Environment
Program expands access to training programs for minority undergraduate students from local Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
Funding supports the launch of online and classroom interdisciplinary training through UNC-Chapel Hill’s Carolina Health Informatics Program

 
(Chapel Hill, N.C. — Jan. 23, 2018) — To […]

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UNC-Chapel Hill’s Arts Everywhere initiative launches free app to connect community with the arts on campus

The Arts Everywhere App launch coincides with an exciting, week-long residency with the innovative Dorrance Dance company
 
(Chapel Hill, N.C.— Jan. 22, 2018) – Today, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Arts Everywhere initiative launched a new mobile app that will serve as a one-stop shop to connect the campus and the wider community to art experiences happening at […]

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UNC-Chapel Hill and the Town of Chapel Hill Launch Party Registration Program

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UNC-Chapel Hill and the Town of Chapel Hill Launch Party Registration Program
Effort will strengthen community relations and empower students
 
(Chapel Hill, N.C. – Jan. 10, 2018) – The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Town of Chapel Hill today announced a new joint initiative, “Party, Police Free.” Modeled after programs at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Colorado State […]

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AIDS Memorial Quilt on Display at UNC-Chapel Hill

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AIDS Memorial Quilt on Display at UNC-Chapel Hill  
 
UNC-Chapel Hill Student and Expert are Available for Interviews
 
(Chapel Hill, N.C.— Jan. 10, 2018) – The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will host a panel of the AIDS Memorial Quilt from Jan. 10-31 in the West Lounge of the Frank Porter Graham Student Union. Carolina student Elizabeth Trefney […]

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UNC-Chapel Hill MLK Celebration Week Begins Jan. 14

UNC-Chapel Hill MLK Celebration Week Begins Jan. 14
Highlights include speakers Chancellor Carol L. Folt and former Attorney General Loretta Lynch
 
(Chapel Hill, N.C.— Jan. 8, 2018) – The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will host several events as part of the 2018 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Week. The theme, “Voices. Presence. Community,” focuses on the importance of […]

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UNC-Chapel Hill named best value in U.S. public higher education

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UNC-Chapel Hill named best value in U.S. public higher education
Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine declared Carolina the leader in higher education based on quality of education and affordability 
 
(Chapel Hill, N.C.- Dec. 22, 2017)– For the 17th time, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the nation’s first public university, is the best value in American public higher […]

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UNC-Chapel Hill to graduate more than 500 students at December Commencement

UNC-Chapel Hill to graduate more than 500 students at December Commencement
 
2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 17
Dean E. Smith Center
Bowles Drive
Chapel Hill
 
(Chapel Hill, N.C. – Dec. 14, 2017) – Dr. Satish Gopal, Cancer Program Director for UNC Project-Malawi, will deliver Carolina’s December Commencement address on Sunday, Dec. 17, at 2 p.m.
 
Chancellor Carol L. Folt will preside at the ceremony for students who graduated […]

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Min Yang named Schwarzman Scholar

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 Min Yang named Schwarzman Scholar  
 
(Chapel Hill, N.C.— Dec. 4, 2017) – Min Yang, a 2015 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been selected for the Schwarzman Scholars program, an elite China-based scholarship modeled after the Rhodes Scholarship and founded by Blackstone co-founder and CEO Stephen A. Schwarzman.
 
This innovative master’s degree program supports […]

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UNC-Chapel Hill Research Exceeds $1 Billion Annually for First Time

UNC-Chapel Hill Research Exceeds $1 Billion Annually for First Time

Fueled by over $1 billion in annual research activity, Carolina ranks as one of the world’s top research universities 

 
(Chapel Hill, N.C.— Dec. 1, 2017) – The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has surpassed, for the first time, $1 billion in annual research expenditures, according to the nation’s annual Higher […]

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Dean Smith personal papers collection now available at UNC’s Wilson Library

The collection of personal papers are now available for viewing
 
(Chapel Hill, N.C.— Nov. 30, 2017) – On Thursday, November 30th, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill announced that the UNC-Chapel Hill Libraries received a gift of personal records from Coach Dean Smith. The nearly 12,000-item collection offers a closer look at Dean Smith the man and includes […]

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Three UNC-Chapel Hill Researchers Named AAAS Fellows

 
Three UNC-Chapel Hill Researchers Named AAAS Fellows
New Fellows Honored for Advances in Cancer and Virology, Autism, and Biomolecular Recognition
 
Professors Blossom Damania, Marcey Waters and Mark Zylka of UNC-Chapel Hill have each been named a fellow by the American Association of the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society.
 
The three Carolina researchers are among 396 new fellows […]

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Alexander Peeples and Shauna Rust named Mitchell Scholars

 
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Alexander Peeples and Shauna Rust named Mitchell Scholars
 
Peeples is a Carolina Covenant Scholar; Rust is a Buckley Public Service Scholar
 
(Chapel Hill, N.C.— Nov. 19, 2017) – Alexander Peeples, a University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill senior, and Shauna Rust, a 2016 graduate, have been named recipients of the George J. Mitchell Scholarship, which supports graduate studies […]

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Cunningham signs six-year contract

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(Chapel Hill, N.C.— Nov. 17, 2017) – UNC-Chapel Hill Director of Athletics Lawrence R. (Bubba) Cunningham, whose leadership has continued to propel the success of the Tar Heels’ 28-team program in the classroom, in competition and in the community, has signed a new six-year contract, Chancellor Carol L. Folt announced.
 
Cunningham has been dedicated to the student-athlete experience since he […]

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Veterans Day events scheduled at UNC-Chapel Hill

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(Chapel Hill, N.C.— Nov. 9, 2017) – UNC-Chapel Hill students, faculty and staff will join community members to honor veterans on Friday, November 10, during two events on campus.
 
Tar Heel Tribute:
Three university offices partnered to host a networking event and breakfast for student and employee veterans beginning at 8:30 a.m. at The Carolina Club (inside the […]

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165 at UNC-Chapel Hill inducted into Phi Beta Kappa

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165 at UNC-Chapel Hill inducted into Phi Beta Kappa
 
103 inductees are from North Carolina
 
(Chapel Hill, N.C.— Nov. 9, 2017) – Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest and most honored college honorary society, has inducted 165 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill students as new members.
 
The recent induction ceremony featured a keynote address by Martin H. Brinkley, Dean […]

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Dr. Satish Gopal, Cancer Program Director for UNC Project-Malawi, to deliver Winter Commencement address

Dr. Satish Gopal, Cancer Program Director for UNC Project-Malawi, to deliver Winter Commencement address
Gopal is a member of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and works to prevent, diagnose, and treat cancer in one of the most resource-limited settings in the world
 
Dr. Satish Gopal innovative cancer researcher on the forefront of cancer treatment in Malawi, Africa, will be the […]

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UNC Experts available to discuss the opioid epidemic and diverse impacts

 
UNC-Chapel Hill researchers and faculty members are among those on the leading edge of research on the opioid crisis in the United States. They can discuss a variety of topics such as patient-centered outcomes, policy development, treatment programs and opioid treatment in rural settings.
 
 
If you’d like to speak with an expert, call (919) 445-8555 or email mediarelations@unc.edu.
 

Dr. Hendrée Jones is […]

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General Alumni Association Honors Three with Distinguished Young Alumni Awards

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(Chapel Hill, N.C. — Oct. 16, 2017) — The General Alumni Association of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill honored two journalists and a nonprofit entrepreneur with Distinguished Young Alumni Awards.
 
The recipients of the 2017 awards are: Brooke Baldwin, of New York, an anchor for CNN; Nicholas Black of Mount Pleasant, S.C., founder of entrepreneurial nonprofits; […]

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Message from Chancellor Carol L. Folt on NCAA decision

Dear Carolina Community,
 
Today, we received the decision from the NCAA’s Committee on Infractions in our case resulting from academic irregularities that ended more than six years ago.
 
The hearing panel found no NCAA bylaw violations by the University; you may read its decision here. We believe this is the correct—and fair—outcome.
 
I am grateful that this case has been decided and the University […]

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UNC-Chapel Hill exceeds challenge by $25 million, raising $65 million for scholarships

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(Chapel Hill, N.C. – Oct. 12, 2017) – The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill celebrated its 224th anniversary and announced that the one-year Give for Good: Scholarship Challenge raised more than $65 million to support the Carolina Covenant and the Morehead-Cain scholarship.
 
One year ago, Chancellor Carol L. Folt announced the challenge, prompted by a $20 million […]

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Gov. Roy Cooper to deliver keynote address at University Day celebration

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Gov. Roy Cooper to deliver keynote address at University Day celebration
11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 12
Memorial Hall, 114 E. Cameron Ave.
 
(Chapel Hill, N.C.— Oct. 9, 2017) – Governor Roy Cooper, North Carolina’s 75th Governor, will deliver the keynote address at this year’s University Day on Oct. 12. The celebration is in honor of the University of North Carolina at Chapel […]

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UNC-Chapel Hill accepts $10 million challenge to support world-class faculty

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Commitment from John G. Ellison Jr. triggers drive for faculty recruitment and retention funds
 
(Chapel Hill, N.C. – Oct. 9, 2017) – Triggered by a $10 million gift from alumnus John G. Ellison, Jr., the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has accepted a $10 million challenge to help retain and reward current outstanding faculty and […]

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Red, White and Carolina Blue Challenge: UNC-Chapel Hill accepts $20 million challenge to support education for military families

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Matching gift will add support to the Carolina Covenant
 
(Chapel Hill, N.C. – Oct. 7, 2017) – With the launch of “For All Kind: The Campaign for Carolina” on Oct. 6, 2017, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has announced a $20 million challenge in support of need-based aid for the children of service men […]

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Carolina launches ambitious five-year, $4.25 billion comprehensive fundraising campaign

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Carolina launches ambitious five-year, $4.25 billion comprehensive fundraising campaign
 
“For All Kind: The Campaign for Carolina” is the largest fundraising effort by a North Carolina university
 
(Chapel Hill, N.C.— Oct. 6, 2017) – The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill today launched the most ambitious fundraising campaign by a university in the history of the state. “For All Kind: the […]

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UNC-Chapel Hill creates Institute for Convergent Science to focus on tackling the world’s biggest problems through multidisciplinary collaboration

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UNC-Chapel Hill creates Institute for Convergent Science to focus on tackling the world’s biggest problems through multidisciplinary collaboration
 
Institute to speed commercialization of new discoveries and treatments
 
(Chapel Hill, N.C. – Oct. 6, 2017) – As part of “For All Kind: The Campaign for Carolina,” launched earlier today, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will create the UNC Institute […]

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UNC-Chapel Hill’s Ackland Art Museum continues expansion with major art gifts, bringing yearly gift total to $66.5 million

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UNC-Chapel Hill’s Ackland Art Museum continues expansion with major art gifts, bringing yearly gift total to $66.5 million
 
(Chapel Hill, N.C. – Oct. 6, 2017) – With the launch of “For All Kind: The Campaign for Carolina” earlier today, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Ackland Art Museum has accepted three new major gifts – collectively valued at […]

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UNC receives $50 million commitment to kick off historic fundraising campaign

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UNC receives $50 million commitment to kick off historic fundraising campaign
 
Commitment from John and Marree Townsend supports arts, humanities, business and athletics
 
(Chapel Hill, N.C. – Oct. 6, 2017) With the public launch of “For all Kind: The Campaign for Carolina” today — the largest fundraising effort to date in the Southeast and second-largest among public institutions nationally with […]

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UNC Experts available to discuss Hurricane Matthew and its impacts one year later

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Carolina Veterans Resource Center opens doors for military-affiliated students on UNC-Chapel Hill’s campus

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Carolina Veterans Resource Center opens doors for military-affiliated students on UNC-Chapel Hill’s campus
 
Carolina’s new space will serve current veteran and active-duty students as the University welcomes the largest military-affiliated incoming class to date
 
(Chapel Hill, N.C.— Sept. 28, 2017) – The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill opened a dedicated space on campus today to serve and support […]

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UNC-Chapel Hill to launch arts initiative supporting military-affiliated communities with Garmsir Marines photography exhibition, Oct. 4

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UNC-Chapel Hill to launch arts initiative supporting military-affiliated communities with Garmsir Marines photography exhibition, Oct. 4
 
Internationally-renowned conflict photographer Louie Palu on hand for opening of landmark outdoor exhibition that puts a human face to war
 
(Chapel Hill, N.C.—Sept. 28, 2017) – The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will launch a new initiative to support military-affiliated communities […]

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UNC-Chapel Hill to open new Veterans Resource Center on campus

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UNC-Chapel Hill to open new Veterans Resource Center on campus
The center will meet the need for a dedicated, on-campus spaced designed to serve and support military-affiliated students
           
(Chapel Hill, N.C.— September 26, 2017) – The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will celebrate the opening of the Carolina Veterans Resource Center (CVRC), a designated space for military-affiliated students to find […]

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UNC-Chapel Hill study finds beta blockers not needed after heart attack if other medications taken

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Beta blockers not needed after heart attack if other medications taken
 
UNC-Chapel Hill study first to challenge current clinical guidelines
 
(Chapel Hill, N.C. — Sept. 18, 2017) — A new study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill finds beta blockers are not needed after a heart attack if heart-attack survivors are taking ACE inhibitors and statins. The […]

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Ackland Art Museum acquires 12 artworks from Souls Grown Deep Foundation

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Ackland Art Museum acquires 12 artworks from Souls Grown Deep Foundation
 
Ackland is the only university art museum selected for Foundation’s first round of giving
 
(Chapel Hill, N.C.— Sept. 14, 2017) – The Ackland Art Museum at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is the only university art museum selected to acquire 12 significant works of art […]

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UNC-Chapel Hill ranks 5th among national public universities for 17th consecutive year

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UNC-Chapel Hill ranks 5th among national public universities for 17th consecutive year
 
Carolina 30th overall on U.S. News World Report ‘Best Colleges’ list
 
(Chapel Hill, N.C. –  Sept. 12, 2017) – The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the nation’s first public university, once again ranks among the very best universities and colleges in the nation.
 
A leading public […]

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$12 million gift to benefit PlayMakers, dramatic art at UNC-Chapel Hill

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$12 million gift to benefit PlayMakers, dramatic art at UNC-Chapel Hill
 
Gift is the largest ever to benefit performing arts at Carolina; center will be renamed Joan H. Gillings Center for Dramatic Art
 
(Chapel Hill, N.C.— Sept. 11, 2017) – PlayMakers Repertory Company and the department of dramatic art at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have received […]

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Statement from Chancellor Carol Folt on the UNC Board of Governors vote regarding the Center for Civil Rights

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Statement from Chancellor Carol Folt on the UNC Board of Governors vote regarding the Center for Civil Rights
 
(Chapel Hill, N.C. – Sept. 8, 2017) – “I am disappointed in the vote of the UNC Board of Governors today regarding the Center for Civil Rights. I believe that the University and the people who testified on behalf of the Center made a […]

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UNC Media Advisory: 9/11 remembrance events scheduled at Carolina

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9/11 Remembrance events scheduled at CarolinaSept. 11
UNC-Chapel Hill remembers those who died and served on 9/11
 
(Chapel Hill, N.C.—Sept. 8, 2017) – UNC-Chapel Hill students, staff and community members will pay tribute to the victims of the 9/11 attacks on Monday during three events across campus.
 
Kenan Memorial Stair RunAt 6AM on Monday, ROTC students, local firefighters and police officers […]

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Media invited to join UNC-Chapel Hill for grand re-opening of newly designed UNC Student Stores

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Media invited to join UNC-Chapel Hill for grand re-opening of newly designed UNC Student Stores
Grand re-opening marks the end the $3.8 million renovation with store proceeds going to fund student scholarships
(Chapel Hill, N.C.— Sept. 8, 2017) – The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will celebrate the grand re-opening of its UNC Student Stores with a ribbon […]

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Media invited to cover major performing arts gift announcement on Sept. 11

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Media invited to cover major performing arts gift announcement on Sept. 11
 
(Chapel Hill, N.C.— Sept. 6, 2017) – Media are invited to join the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to celebrate the largest gift ever to the performing arts at Carolina. The endowment, committed by Chapel Hill philanthropist and longtime arts patron Joan H. Gillings, will […]

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UNC-Chapel Hill experts available to discuss impact of Hurricanes

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UNC-Chapel Hill experts available to discuss impact of Hurricanes 
 
UNC-Chapel Hill researchers and faculty are among those helping communities deal with the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey and the impending threat of Hurricane Irma. University experts are available to discuss the storm’s effects including flooding-related issues, water quality and possible beach erosion.
 
If you would like to schedule an interview […]

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UNC-Chapel Hill’s Point-to-Point Express celebrates 25 years in operation with updated routes and new express service vehicles

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UNC-Chapel Hill’s Point-to-Point Express celebrates 25 years in operation with updated routes and new express service vehicles
 
(Chapel Hill, N.C.— Sept. 5, 2017) – With the return of students to campus this fall, Point-to-Point (P2P) Express has made several enhancements, including updated routes and new Express service vehicles, as the program celebrates its 25th year in operation.
 
UNC Transportation […]

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Vaccines save 20 million lives, $350 billion in poor countries since 2001

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Vaccines save 20 million lives, $350 billion in poor countries since 2001
 
(CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — September 1, 2017) — Vaccination efforts made in the world’s poorest countries since 2001 will have prevented 20 million deaths and saved $350 billion in health-care costs by 2020, according to a new study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. […]

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UNC-Chapel Hill experts available to discuss Hurricane Harvey

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UNC-Chapel Hill experts available to discuss Hurricane Harvey
 
As Hurricane Harvey eyes the Texas coast, UNC-Chapel Hill researchers and faculty are among those helping communities deal with the aftermath. University experts are available to discuss the storm’s effects including flooding-related issues, water quality and possible beach erosion.
 
If you would like to schedule an interview with one of our experts […]

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